England supervisor Gareth Southgate has defended his use of Phil Foden in a large place, saying Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola additionally performs the midfielder in the identical position.
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Foden has mentioned he feels his recreation is extra suited to the central quantity 10 position however Southgate has been reluctant to make use of the 23-year-old there.
“He doesn’t for his club,” Southgate mentioned. “Presumably there is a reason for that.
“You’d have to speak to Pep, who is the best coach in the world, who plays him from wide. He’s always got the freedom to drift if we play him wide and that’s important.”
England was held to a 1-1 draw by Ukraine on Saturday, its first dropped factors of the Euro 2024 qualifying marketing campaign. It faces Scotland in a pleasant match in a while Tuesday.