Darren Bent believes Jack Grealish, Marcus Rashford and Raheem Sterling are prone to be a few of the greatest casualties when Gareth Southgate names his first England XI of Euro 2020.
The Three Lions boss has the unenviable activity of making an attempt to call simply 11 gamers to face Croatia at Wembley on June 13 for his or her opening sport of the rearranged European Championship.
Though it’s a welcome downside to have, consistency and confidence are crucial to success at main tournaments and it might be argued Southgate continues to be looking to seek out his greatest group for the opener.
In fact, accidents and losses of type have undoubtedly performed key roles on this and that is no extra so true than with Southgate’s attacking choices, or lack thereof.
Whereas Premier League high scorer and England captain Harry Kane is likely one of the first names on the group sheet, deciding who ought to flank him is much less obvious.
Raheem Sterling and Marcus Rashford have struggled to seek out constant type all through the season in Manchester, whereas Jack Grealish returned from damage for Aston Villa simply earlier than the tip of the season.
And former England and Tottenham striker Darren Bent fears not one of the aforementioned attacking skills should get into the beginning lineup.
“My entrance three is Foden on the left and Sancho from the best,” Bent stated on Drive.
“He [Grealish] doesn’t begin for me, as good as he his.
“As a result of my midfield three can be Rice, Bellingham and Mount – Mount is one other a kind of gamers you may belief.
“He has had a superb season, he has earned the best to begin and I believe he’s one other one Gareth trusts.”
“He [Sterling], a 12 months in the past, was good,” Bent added. “Rashford the identical.
“I couldn’t see a entrance three past Kane, Rashford and Sterling – even once they have been all totally match.
“Now, quick ahead to the place we at the moment are, I can’t see a entrance three with them in it!”
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