Sunderland boss Martin O'Neill will send Fraizer Campbell away on England duty with a message to enjoy himself after his injury nightmare.
Campbell was a surprise inclusion in caretaker manager Stuart Pearce's squad for next Wednesday night's friendly clash with Holland.
The 24-year-old forward has netted just twice since returning from an 18-month injury lay-off.
And while O'Neill will be keeping his fingers crossed that Campbell returns unscathed, he is hoping the experience will be a boost for the player.
O'Neill said: "If he is okay and he is well within himself at the moment, then why not avail yourself of this opportunity?
"It's a chance for him. It's a chance that he wouldn't have expected. It's a chance that he wouldn't have dreamt about five or six or seven weeks ago.
"From that viewpoint while it's there, I don't think he could go back and say to them, 'I'll not take this opportunity'.
"Go for it, go and enjoy it. If you get on the field of play, that's a massive bonus, but just being around quality players in the England set-up, he couldn't ask for a bigger boost.
"Stuart Pearce is well aware of his injury history and just for him to be around the squad is great.
"If he gets on the field, it will be fantastic. I wouldn't expect too much, and I am sure that Fraizer wouldn't be expecting too much.
"Just to have a couple of days there, a different environment being involved with the squad, it's a massive boost for him, a really, really big boost.
"Knowing Fraizer, he will treat it in the right way too."
Campbell's international recognition mirrors the success of winger James McClean, who received his first call-up for the Republic of Ireland this week.
But O'Neill - while proud of their achievements - is keen to keep feet on the ground at the Stadium of Light.
He added: "It's a nice enough reflection, but I wouldn't get too carried away.
"James McClean's rise has been absolutely fantastic, there's no doubt about it. He has been just mesmeric for us, really, and I am obviously just delighted for Fraizer. It's a massive boost.
"But I don't make that as a total reflection of what's happening here.
"We still need some points on the board - that's why tomorrow's game (at West Brom) is vitally important for us.
"But the overall picture, I don't deny, is obviously less gloomy than it might have been. It seems to be brighter.
"We are playing decently, we have got a good spirit - all of those things are great, and there is a bit of self-confidence returning to the team."