Kirkland, who faces Manchester City today, has been in outstanding form this season - certainly better than rivals Ben Foster, Robert Green and Paul Robinson.
But Capello has not picked him since Kirkland asked not to be selected a year ago because of injury concerns.
Spectacular stop: Wigan goalkeeper Chris Kirkland is in flying form this season
FA development chief and former England goalkeeper Ray Clemence rates Kirkland as the best No 1 in England, alongside David James.
And his club manager, Roberto Martinez, said: 'He has no problems now. I believe he will go to the World Cup. He has no weaknesses.'
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