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CELT’S TWIN EURO TARGETS

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FRASER FORSTER has revealed his twin targets for club and country – Europa League success for Celtic and a recall for England for the Euro 2020 Finals.

The skyscraper keeper was capped by his nation in 2013 to become the second Hoops player to achieve the honour following Alan Thompson’s appearance against Sweden nine years earlier.

Foster, who in on loan from Southampton for the remainder of the season, insists his performances in Europe for the Parkhead outfit were mainly responsible for attracting the attention of England and he played six times with his last game coming in a 2-1 victory over Australia in May, 2016.

The shotstopper has taken over from Craig Gordon as the No.1 for Neil Lennon and played a key role in the 1-1 draw with Rennes in France and the 2-0 triumph over Cluj.

Now he is prepared to shut out Lazio when the Serie A outfit visit a sold-out Parkhead tomorrow night.

Forster, speaking to The Scotsman, said: “I’d love to be a part of the England squad. I’d never close that door. I’d always want that to be an ambition of mine.

“We went through in the Champions League when I was called up for the first time and, hopefully, we’re going through in the Europa League this year.

“Basically, it all comes down to me performing the best I can, whether it’s in the Europa League or in the Premiership. If I’m doing that consistently then it forces other people into making decisions.

“The main thing is that I work hard and try to do well here.”

 

 
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