Smalling edged out as Southgate goes for three at the back

Nov 03, 2017, 00:29
Smalling edged out as Southgate goes for three at the back

England announced the squad on their official Twitter account on Thursday afternoon, selecting four uncapped players in Joe Gomez, Tammy Abraham, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Jordan Pickford.

England boss Gareth Southgate says that he has been impressed with the composure shown on the ball by Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Harry Winks.

The Three Lions will face Germany and Brazil at Wembley Stadium with all Tammy Abraham, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Joe Gomez getting the nod in the squad.

'Young's performances warrant a recall. We want to play a certain way. A back-three is flawless for him, he's quick, athletic and can use the ball.

That's a style I want to have a look at.

The Manchester United man has been included in Gareth Southgate's 25-man team despite not playing for his country in September 2013.

There's also a return to the squad for Manchester United's Ashley Young, whose last cap came over four years ago as a substitute in a 0-0 draw with Ukraine during the qualifying campaign for the 2014 World Cup.

"This is a great opportunity to see if they can fit into the senior team and they've got the chance to stay there if they do well".

This time Southgate has made a decision to include Winks from the start, fitness permitting, as England prepare for Germany's visit to Wembley on 10 November, followed by the game against Brazil four days later.

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
  • HTC U11 Plus improves on the original in almost  every way

    HTC U11 Plus improves on the original in almost every way

    While the biggest difference between the U11 and the U11+ is the display , that isn't the only area that received improvements. The HTC U11 Plus may feature less impressive cameras , but it makes up for it with the Bluetooth 5.0, and the larger battery .
    Saudi-led Air Strike Kills 21 People in Yemen

    Saudi-led Air Strike Kills 21 People in Yemen

    As many as 29 civilians have been killed and several others injured as Saudi warplanes dropped bombs on Yemen's extreme northwest. An airstrike conducted by the Saudi-led coalition on a hotel in Yemen's northern Saadah province has killed 21 people.
    US Preemie Birth Rates Rise 2 Years in a Row

    US Preemie Birth Rates Rise 2 Years in a Row

    Territory of Puerto Rico to receive the failing grade. "This is an unacceptable trend that requires immediate attention". Although North Carolina received a "D", the grade for individual counties for which numbers were available varied.
  • Kevin Spacey is seeking 'evaluation and treatment' after more allegations emerge

    Kevin Spacey is seeking 'evaluation and treatment' after more allegations emerge

    Beal-then 19 years old- was working in the bar when Spacey allegedly followed him outside during a cigarette break. And that it was "more common to find Spacey at the bar of his theater, cornering whoever caught his attention".
    Super Mario Odyssey sold 511625 units within first three days in Japan

    Super Mario Odyssey sold 511625 units within first three days in Japan

    Nintendo also bumped up its revenue forecast from 750 billion yen (~$6.6 billion) to 960 billion yen (~$8.5 billion). That not only means IPs we haven't seen in years, but also potentially another Mario adventure.
    Kevin Spacey reference removed from This Is Us episode

    Kevin Spacey reference removed from This Is Us episode

    John claims Spacey displayed his affection once again the next day, leaving John uncomfortable to the point of "tears". Sky News has approached Spacey's representatives for comment but have not received an answer.
  • Champions League: Four teams who have disappointed so far

    Champions League: Four teams who have disappointed so far

    The Spanish outfit sits third in Group E after three games - three points adrift of AS Roma and five back of Chelsea . However, the Champions League may not be so easy to forecast once the tournament gets to the knockout stages.
    NYPD Officer Who Shot NYC Terror Attack Suspect Hailed As Hero

    NYPD Officer Who Shot NYC Terror Attack Suspect Hailed As Hero

    Hasiotis and two other officers, Michael Welsome and Kevin McGinn, secured the area, took witness statements and grabbed the guns. Neighbors said he moved in sometime in the past year and largely kept to himself, though he often jogged outside.
    Philadelphia Eagles trade for Dolphins RB Jay Ajayi

    Philadelphia Eagles trade for Dolphins RB Jay Ajayi

    Now it's a waiting game as the league deadline for trades is not until 4:00 p.m. today and the Dolphins may not be done just yet. He finished the 2016 season with eight touchdowns and 1,272 yards, which was the fourth-most in the NFL .
  • Playboy Playmate accuses Jeremy Piven of sex assault on 'Entourage' set

    Playboy Playmate accuses Jeremy Piven of sex assault on 'Entourage' set

    His denial hasn't deterred Bellamar. "I've known Jeremy Piven for a very long time", Krupa told reporters. "Truth is truth. A rep for Piven issued a stern denial on behalf of the Entourage star late Tuesday in response to Bellamar's allegations.
    Russian Federation  working for maximum representation at Congress of Syrian people - diplomat

    Russian Federation working for maximum representation at Congress of Syrian people - diplomat

    Russia's military campaign objectives "have been nearly accomplished", according to an influential lawmaker. More than 330,000 people have died and millions have been driven from their homes in the conflict in Syria .
    Modi leads tributes to Sardar Patel on birth anniversary

    Modi leads tributes to Sardar Patel on birth anniversary

    The nation is on Tuesday observing Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day) on birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The "Run for Unity" is a commendable initiative to showcase country's unity and integrity, said Hockey player Sardar Singh.
popular