West Ham’s Mark Noble shrugs off latest England snub

Mark Noble

The midfielder was left out in favour of Leicester City's Danny Drinkwater.

West Ham United captain Mark Noble says he is just getting on with playing football after his latest England snub, according to London 24.

There had been a large swell of support for the Hammers man to be called up to the latest England squad following an impressive season.

However, manager Roy Hodgson once again ignored him for the upcoming international friendlies, opting to select Leicester City star Danny Drinkwater instead.

It was naturally another disappointing snub for Noble, but he insists that he is simply focusing of playing football and his upcoming testimonial.

“Do you know what, to be honest, I am just getting on with playing my football and getting on playing for West Ham,” he told London24.

“I have got my testimonial coming up which is fantastic and is going to be a great day for me and the family as well as for the West Ham fans.”

“We have some real good old heroes coming back, so I have put England to the back of my mind and I am just looking forward to the next week coming.”

It is easy to understand why there is anger surrounding Noble’s exclusion given his performances in West Ham’s midfielder so far this season.

The stats show he has outshone all of his competitors this season, with the likes of Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson, James Milner and Tottenham’s Eric Dier all behind him.

His latest snub will surely means he will be left out of the squad for Euro 2016 as Hodgson deliberates on his final squad for the tournament, while his hopes of making future squads also look slim.

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