Frank Lampard will make a decision over his England future after completing his move to New York City FC on a two-year deal.
The 36-year-old midfielder prioritised his club future after leaving Chelsea following a 13-year stint in June.
Lampard has made 106 England appearances, scoring 29 goals, and was in Roy Hodgson's 23-man World Cup squad in Brazil.
"I've had a bit of time after the World Cup which was obviously a huge disappointment," Lampard said at his unveiling in Brooklyn.
"I now need to think about England and think about what I want to do with that.
"I haven't got a complete answer, but now I know where I'll be playing my football next year I can make that decision."
Who will be the next England captain?
Who will be the next England captain?
1/5 Wayne Rooney
The stand-out choice is Wayne Rooney who at at the age of 28 has amassed 95 England caps and scored 40 goals. Questions over the Manchester United striker's suitability for the role will likely be asked, although in recent years he has shown much more maturity. When there was debate during the World Cup over whether he still warranted a place in the side, Hodgson stood firmly by him.
2/5 Joe Hart
The England goalkeeper is perhaps the most assured starter in Hodgson's side and at the age of 27 should have many years ahead of him between the sticks. Has 43 caps to his name.
3/5 Gary Cahill
Centre-backs traditionally make for captaincy material and if Hodgson decides that's the position it should go to, Cahill would be ahead of his usual partner Phil Jagielka. However some questionable displays at the World Cup mean there are no certainties over the Chelsea player's place in the starting XI going forward.
4/5 Leighton Baines
The left-back managed to oust Ashley Cole from the squad and could perhaps oust the other contenders for the armband. As likely to start as any outfield player, the Everton player could be a surprise choice. Jagielka wears the armband for his club, perhaps suggesting there are better candidates ahead of him. Luke Shaw's emergence could also count against him.
5/5 Theo Walcott
The Arsenal winger has been involved in the England set-up since the age of 17 and now 25, he could be ready to the highest honour. With many young Arsenal players in the England set-up, including Jack Wilshere and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Walcott is the stand-out candidate and his relationships with those players could count in his favour.
Lampard had no hesitation in moving to Major League Soccer, but with the season not beginning until next spring he may make a temporary move in the meantime.
David Villa, the franchise's other marquee signing, has joined Melbourne City FC on loan and Lampard could also switch to Australia.
He added: "I'm going to keep fit, that's the main thing. How I do that is not clear yet.
"I'm going to sit round with people at the club and sort that out."
Lampard became the fourth player to sign for New York City FC, the MLS' 20th expansion franchise, and insisted the switch was not a gamble despite joining a new club in a still-emerging league.
"What professional move doesn't have risk with it?" Lampard added.
"It's not a risk. It's a challenge. I can be in the middle of that challenge.
"I want to make New York City a team that New Yorkers are proud of. And I will do my best to do that."
Lampard made 649 appearances for Chelsea, scoring a club record 211 goals, since signing from West Ham in 2001.
He signed a one-year contract extension with the Blues in May 2013 after mulling over a move to Los Angeles Galaxy, who he will now play in opposition from next spring.
Lampard, who won every club trophy on offer with Chelsea, added: "Why not choose New York City? It's a very exciting challenge for me in life terms.
"I've seen the vision, a real long-term plan and I wanted to be part of that. I want to test myself, I want to carry on challenging myself, I want to be that leader, and not just on the pitch, but someone off the pitch.
"I had a fantastic 13 years at Chelsea, I can look back at that with immense pride.
"(But) it was a good time for myself and Chelsea that I moved on."
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