BBC pundit Graeme Sharp comments on Everton winger Aaron Lennon's England chances


Everton’s Aaron Lennon has been in good form of late.

Former player Graeme Sharp believes Everton’s Aaron Lennon has been up there with the best wingers in the Premier League of late but holds doubts over his England chances, the BBC reports.

The former Tottenham Hotspur man lost his way somewhat at White Hart Lane, and his previous loan move to Everton has paved the way for a new lease of life in his career.

Once one of the most feared wingers in the top-flight, Lennon is now getting back to his best form and has made a big contribution in Roberto Martinez’s side’s run to the FA Cup quarter-finals.

Commenting on his form ahead of the encounter with Chelsea, Sharp believes Lennon is up there with the best wingers in England but doubts he will be involved in the European Championships this summer.

"When he first came to Everton, Aaron Lennon was lacking a bit of fitness but since he got his fitness up he has become an integral part of team,” Sharp explained.

“He has added goals to his game and is in the best run of form form since coming here. Up here there is talk of him possibly getting into England squad, I am not sure about that, but he has certainly been up there with the best."

Lennon has made 16 Premier League matches so far this season, with his form since the turn of the New Year as good as any - scoring five goals in his last seven league matches.

The 28-year-old never used to be a particularly prolific scorer, yet over the past few months he seems to be coming in off the wing more often and finding himself in good goal scoring positions for the Toffees.

England don’t exactly have the best pool of wingers available at present, yet boss Roy Hodgson is likely to go for the tried and tested over form heading in to the summer.

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