O'Neill backs McClean for Euro 2012 place

Sunderland boss Martin O'Neill says James McClean could be a "significant" player for the Republic of Ireland in Euro 2012.

Republic of Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni will announce his 23-man squad for the finals on Monday.

The big talking-point ahead of the squad announcement is whether Trapattoni is going to include the emerging Black Cats winger.

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