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RICHARD DUNNE has asked his club boss Paul Lambert This article is about the footballer. For the Canadian Football League player, see Paul Lambert (Canadian football player).
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The Aston Villa defender is agonising over his Ireland future and is torn about staying on for the next World Cup.
Dunne (inset) is still not over the heart-break of Ireland's miserable Euro 2012 campaign.
"I've already spent four weeks thinking about it and still can't decide," he said in the USA, where Villa are on pre-season.
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Keane started his football career with South Dublin schoolboy side, Crumlin United where his talent was , Damien Duff and Shay Given out of the squad for the upcoming friendly in Serbia.
Keane, Duff and Given are also considering their international futures with the Republic.
But Trapattoni insists they will be called on for the opening qualifier in Kazakhstan in September if they make themselves available.
Dunne, 32, said of international retirement: "It has crossed my mind a few times. I just have to think about things.
"It's a hard decision, because it [playing for Ireland] is something I love doing.
Dunne added: "It's easy after a tournament, the way it has gone, to make a rash decision and say 'that's it'.
"I had a chat with Paul about it. He said it has to be down to me because if I'm not happy with the decision and I regret it, then it's no good."