Last updated : 13 May 2007 By Editor

"England lack options at centre-forward.

"Alan is a traditional English-type striker, who injected a bit of life into our team at a very important time.

"There are similarities between him and Mark Hughes in the sense that he gives defenders a hard time.

"He is brave, two-footed and has good balance. They used to say Mark couldn't score goals either but Alan has done a really good job for us."