Steven Davis: Rickie Lambert "deserves" England chance

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Southampton midfielder Steven Davis feels that teammate Rickie Lambert "deserves" a chance to play for England.

Southampton midfielder Steven Davis is adamant that Rickie Lambert "deserves" a chance to play for England.

The striker notched up his 14th goal of the season in the Saints' 2-1 win over Chelsea on Saturday.

Davis told the Daily Mail: "I think he deserves a chance. He has shown a level of consistency this year that maybe some of the English strikers haven't.

"Maybe he is seen as a big old fashioned centre-forward but he has good feet, holds the ball up well and he brings a lot of players into play."

Southampton are 12th in the Premier League following their win over the Blues and are four points clear of the relegation zone.

Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino on the touchline during the match against Chelsea on March 30, 2013
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