Gibbs keen to achieve World Cup dream

Arsenal starlet Kieran Gibbs believes he can win a place in Fabio Capello’s England squad for next summer's World Cup finals.

Gibbs, who will turn out for Stuart Pearce’s England U21 team this weekend against Portugal at Wembley, has been tipped to break into the Three Lions’ squad by Gunners' boss Arsene Wenger.

And although the 20-year-old is currently behind Ashley Cole, Wayne Bridge and Stephen Warnock in the pecking order for the left-back position, he insisted he is working hard to try and earn himself a spot on the plane to South Africa.

"It’s in my mind, but we’ve got a long season ahead yet. Hopefully if I can get some more good games under my belt this season then there might be a chance," he said.

"I’m just concentrating on the club and what we can do to win trophies. I’m still looking to take my chance when I get it, and I’m happy enough with the way things are going.

"At the moment I don’t really deserve to get a World Cup call because I have nowhere near the experience that a lot of the players do and I’ve a great deal to prove yet.

"I don’t want to be called up because of someone else’s disappointment, I want to be selected because I deserve it."

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