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Aaron Lennon hails Fabio

Tottenham Hotspur winger Aaron Lennon believes England manager Fabio Capello has made him a better player.

The 22-year-old former Leeds United starlet has already started four England games in 2009 and is expected to be in Capello's plans again for Wednesday's game against Belarus.

Lennon is raring to go after being withdrawn in the early stages of Saturday's 1-0 defeat to Ukraine following Robert Green's red card.

He said:"Fabio Capello's been brilliant.

"It's everything about him, the way he is around the hotel, the way he carries himself and the discipline he's brought to the team is excellent. If you look at the results it's definitely working.

"Obviously he's been good to me. I'd been out of the squad for a long time, so for him to put me back in was brilliant. It's good to know that I've already been to a World Cup, that experience has helped me a great deal.

"It came at a very young age, I'd just turned 19 at the time and it was great to be there. It's only made me more hungry I want to be around that environment again and again.

"We go into every match wanting to win and we'll approach this game like it was the first qualifier, not the last. We want to keep our run going, because once you get into that winning habit you want to continue."

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