Trent Alexander-Arnold has the passing capacity and imaginative and prescient to fit right into a midfield place for England sooner or later, supervisor Gareth Southgate stated after naming the Liverpool defender in his 33-man provisional squad for the European Championship.
Requested by reporters on Tuesday if Alexander-Arnold might play in midfield, Southgate stated: “I believe there is no doubt he might.
“The problem is he hasn’t had the chance to do this since he was a youthful participant and that is the place he got here by way of in Liverpool’s academy.
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He is a incredible passer of the ball and has nice passing imaginative and prescient. So he is a playmaker from proper again … So why would not that lend itself during his profession to being in midfield?
Southgate additionally included Manchester United skipper Harry Maguire, who’s combating an ankle harm that would drive him out of Wednesday’s Europa League remaining in opposition to Villarreal.
The England supervisor stated he had little details about the health of the defender, who missed coaching on Tuesday.
“We had an preliminary evaluation on Maguire, which was optimistic when it comes to the match, however there was all the time slightly bit extra swelling and additional investigation wanted,” he added.
“If you’ve received a European remaining and knowledge for the opposition is so tight, and issues do leak, I perceive why golf equipment wish to preserve their playing cards near their chest.
“It is made it a bit tougher for us however I haven’t got an issue with United… We have got some accidents which can be at varied levels, (with) a pair that now we have little or no details about in the mean time.”
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