Last Updated: Fri, 02 Mar 2012 15:39
Norwich manager Paul Lambert will not lose sleep over whether Grant Holt gets an England call-up - so long as he keeps scoring goals.
Holt, 30, took his Barclays Premier League tally to 10 with a fine strike in last weekend's defeat to Manchester United. However, the one-time tyre fitter from Carlisle was overlooked by caretaker manager Stuart Pearce for the friendly against Holland at Wembley.
With Wayne Rooney suspended for the first two group matches of Euro 2012 and Aston Villa's Darren Bent out for the rest of the season with an ankle injury, whomever takes over permanently has some selection issues to resolve in attack.
For former Scotland international Lambert, though, it is all about club form as he prepares for their trip to Stoke.
"You would have to ask the people in charge [at England], but it is not something I am going to lose sleep over. I never think about it," Lambert said . "If people want to pick him for his country, then it would be great for Grant, but I can't influence anybody's judgment.
"The next England manager I am sure will have his own players to pick, but I only concern myself with Norwich, Grant or any of the lads who are in contention for anything, that is my main concern."
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