Huddersfield Town's Jordan Rhodes' focus on Scotland U-21s

Scorer Jordan Rhodes and Liam Palmer
Rhodes (l) has scored 54 goals for Huddersfield since moving from Ipswich

Huddersfield striker Jordan Rhodes has played down speculation of a senior Scotland call-up.

Ten goals in his last four matches for club and Scotland Under-21s have seen calls for the 21-year-old to be included in the senior set-up.

But Rhodes told BBC Radio Leeds: "It's something that would be a dream come true - a childhood dream, but it's way into the future at the moment.

"We've got a Euro campaign at the moment where we're nicely poised."

He continued: "In four weeks time I've got no other intention but hopefully being a part of that squad that goes over to Holland and hopefully I'll get some time on the pitch and try and do the best I can and work as hard as I can."

Rhodes has been a revelation for Huddersfield Town since joining from Ipswich Town in the summer of 2009.

He was the club's top-scorer in his first season with 23 goals, bagged another 22 the following campaign as he again topped Huddersfield's scoring charts, and has scored nine already this campaign for the Terriers.

In addition, Rhodes has scored five goals in his last two matches for Scotland U21s in their Euro 2013 qualifiers, including a hat-trick against Luxembourg.

That feat prompted his club manager Lee Clark to tip his forward for a senior call-up.

"I wouldn't be surprised that when Craig Levein has his next friendly in preparation for their World Cup campaign that Jordan gets thrown into the mix to let him have a look.

"Test him, see how he copes with it - [Craig] Mackail-Smith has taken to it very well so there's no reason why Jordan can't.

"They're a nation that isn't blessed with lots of goal-scorers, so when you've got a player that's got that natural instinct, then he should come into the reckoning."

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