Southgate’s change-up: Phil Foden will START for England tonight alongside Marcus Rashford. Jude Bellingham will KEEP his position in midfield with Jordan Henderson, Declan Rice and Jude Bellingham
Phil Foden and Marcus Rashford are in line to start in England’s final World Tonight’s Cup Group match against Wales
Sportsmail reported that Jordan Henderson and Kyle Walker will play, while Gareth Southgate plans to use a back-four in the Doha clash.
Jude Bellingham will likely keep his position in midfield alongside Henderson, Declan Rice.
Many people have called for Phil Foden’s inclusion in the initial line-up.
ENGLAND POSSIBLE (433) VS. WALES
Pickford; Walker; Stones; Maguire; Shaw; Henderson; Rice, Bellingham; Foden, Kane; Rashford
Raheem, Mason Mount, and Bukayo Saka can all be rotated to play in the game, with Foden, Rashford and their first starts of tournament.
Southgate has been communicating with his players behind-the scenes that any omissions by the starting XI must be seen as rotation and not something more concrete.
England’s staff has informed their players they will use the strength of the squad against the fast turnarounds in matches and the oppressive conditions in Qatar.
Southgate isn’t going to let his players feel defeated if they’re not named in the starting team XI.
Kieran Trippier may also be rested. Walker will play right-back alongside Harry Maguire John Stones, Luke Shaw, and Luke Shaw.
Gareth Southgate will be shuffled the pack for England’s final group game. World Cup