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However, the Harlequins captain was subsequently overlooked for the British & Irish Lions’ tour of Australia this summer and rested for England’s tour of South America.
And, while Lancaster is not yet ready to name his captain for the autumn, the England head coach is certain Robshaw has a big part to play.
“I have always been comfortable playing Chris at No.7,” he said.
“He has delivered for England on a consistent basis. At the end of the season he had a tough time, so the rest (from the tour) was the right thing for him.
“There were areas of the game we wanted him to work on and areas he wanted to work on, I’m certainly happy with what he is doing. What we need is more competition in that position.
“Matt Kvesic had a good tour, and Will Fraser played his first game of the season at the weekend, but I would have no problem going into the autumn internationals playing Chris at No.7.
“If we do go with Chris, we’ve got that (captaincy) decision to make. But he hasn’t done anything wrong as captain, that’s for sure.”