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Cardiff City Boss Malky Mackay Backs Fraizer Campbell Push for England Call Up

Boss believes Campbell is good enough for Hodgson.

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Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay has given his backing to striker Frazier Campbell to earn a recall into the England national set up as long as he continues his good form, talkSPORT reports.

The former Manchester United and Sunderland star struck twice at the weekend to help down Manchester City in a thrilling 3-2 victory that got the club their first three points of the new season.

And Mackay believes the 25-year-old, who earned one England cap during his spell with Sunderland, can force his way back into Roy Hodgson’s plans.

“I think he has got a lot of ability and I think he showed today, against top, top defenders, that if he keeps his head down, keeps working hard and keeps playing like that there is a chance that eventually he will be considered for England again,” Mackay said.

“I think he’s worth multi-millions. I thought we got him for a fantastic price [a reported £650,000].

“He was coming to the end of a contract [at Sunderland] and it was one of those situations where we were in the right place at the right time for the player.”

Campbell joined Cardiff in January from Sunderland and has already gone on to score nine goals in 14 appearances for the club.

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