involved in Brazil – if we get there."
Smalling played under England coach Roy Hodgson during his time at Fulham but realises he can expect no favours from his old boss as he needs to maintain top form at Old Trafford in order to prove himself at international level.
"He was very much the one who gave me my chance at Fulham," Smalling added. "I do have a good relationship with him and it’s nice to go away with England and see someone I worked with before. It’s just about making sure I work hard and play here to get my chance with England."