According to the "Guardian" news, Gareth Southgate said that England's young players have not proved anything and warned them not to risk damaging the team's reputation.
Southgate made it clear that due to off-court issues may bring unnecessary pressure to the team. Abraham, Chilwell and Sancho have apologized for their actions. Whether they can participate in the Europa League match against Belgium on Sunday depends on the results of the coronavirus test.
Southgate said that after his humiliating defeat by Iceland in the 2016 European Cup, his players have been working hard to reconnect with the fans and he hopes to avoid any distractions. After Maguire was accused of violent clashes with the police in the training camp in September, Southgate removed him from the team lineup. Foden and Greenwood were sent home by Southgate due to violations.
"We have to realize that things like this will affect the team," Southgate said: "It affects the team's energy, and it takes time to deal with these things, and this time is best used to concentrate on preparing training, coaches and players. Conduct a mentoring dialogue." "You want an environment where you work with the players so that the pressure on the team will not become greater due to off-court problems. We have achieved this very well. The players we have been together for a long time deserve a great honor for this."
"Young players must realize that they feel good in this team. This is very important because you want them to feel that they are free to play on the court, but when they are with us they need to prove themselves and we must get right. Balance."
Southgate believes that England can reach the semi-finals in the 2018 World Cup thanks to the calm atmosphere outside the training camp. "If we have the atmosphere like the past few training camps, then we have the opportunity to write a good story, so we have to try to give ourselves the best opportunity to execute, so that the national team will enter Russia calmly. I think this gives us a better platform to present ourselves."
Sancho, Abraham, and Chilwell broke the government’s “rule of six”. They attended a surprise birthday party for Abraham in London last Saturday. In order to prevent other players in the team from being infected, they were They postponed their arrival.
Southgate said before the game against Wales: "I'm not sure if the word'punishment' is correct, because it shows that we have made a moral decision about what happened." "The difficulties caused by this type of situation. One is that you are caught in a moral maze."
Southgate admitted before the game against Wales that Jordan Pickford's condition at Everton is worrying, and Burnley goalkeeper Pope will start the game against Wales. Southgate said: "We know Pickford made a mistake." "Popper actually made a mistake at the weekend. I always go back to the fact that Pickford gave us an outstanding performance in the national team. On. At the same time I have not forgotten his performance at Everton, but there may be many factors in the performance of the individual at the club."
索斯盖特在对阵威尔士的比赛前承认，乔丹·皮克福德在埃弗顿的状况令人担忧，伯恩利门将教皇将对阵威尔士。索斯盖特说：“我们知道皮克福德犯了一个错误。” “ Popper实际上在周末犯了一个错误。我总是回想一个事实，Pickford在国家队中为我们提供了出色的表现。继续。与此同时，我没有忘记他在埃弗顿的表现，但是可能有很多因素个人在俱乐部的表现。”