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Capello pins England's hopes on 'real talent' of Wilshere

Fabio Capello will build an England side around Jack Wilshere for the first time after confirming the integral role the teenager will play in the national side's future and likening his talent to that of a youthful Franco Baresi, Paolo Maldini and Raúl.

Wilshere will make his first start for his country against Denmark, anchoring midfield alongside the stand-in captain Frank Lampard, with Capello insistent that the 19-year-old boasts the ability and intelligence to flourish at the highest level. His England career to date amounts to seven minutes as a substitute against Hungary in August, though the Italian believes Wilshere has made significant strides even since then having become a regular with Arsenal.

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