Harry Winks would be in England’s World Cup team if Southgate named his XI now

davidmatzdorf

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Danny Murphy: "Name me a better English midfielder than Harry Winks. ... I believe he can become one of the finest midfielders this country has seen."

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Hart
Stones Dier Cahill
Trippier Winks Delph Rose
Rashford Alli
Kane
Bench: Fraser Walker Jones Henderson Oxlade Chamberlain Sterling Wellbeck
 
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Lallana?

Def think winks has to start, Dier a long side him? Amazing how we lack center half’s these days.
 

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Butland
Trippier Stones Dier Cahill Rose
Lallana Winks, Barkley (if Poch gets him in Jan)
Alli
Kane
 

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This shows that one doesn't need to play talent in the 1st team immediately when they show some talent at an early age. Poch was patient in bringing in Winks, nurturing him slowly into the 1st team.
So, have trust in Pochettino regarding other academy stand outs: I am sure Poch knows when it's best to bring them into the 1st team.
PS! I read on Spursodssey quite some non-flattering stuff about Edwards, from people "knew" him.
 
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Hart
Stones Dier Cahill
Trippier Winks Delph Rose
Rashford Alli
Kane
Bench: Fraser Walker Jones Henderson Oxlade Chamberlain Sterling Wellbeck

I say lets get Barklay in Jan and..

Hart

Stones
Cahill
McGuire

Trippier
Barklay
Dier
Winks
Rose

Dele
Kane.

That's a good look.
 

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What a shame that sterling hasn't progressed. Thought he could be englands eriksen.
They are different players: Sterling is a wide forward while Eriksen is a playmaker.
Sterling looked like a world beater when he came onto the scene but I think his attitude, together with injuries, have let him down.
 

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They are different players: Sterling is a wide forward while Eriksen is a playmaker.
Sterling looked like a world beater when he came onto the scene but I think his attitude, together with injuries, have let him down.
That's what i meant. When he was at liverpool it looked like he could become an eriksen but he didn't. It's partly why city paid so much for him.
 

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Think I'd put emotion to one side and use Walker more than Trips.
Southgate a fucking useless wet blanket though so we'll go out with a wimper in the group stage anyway.
 
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Hart

Stones
Dier
Smalling

Walker
Henderson
Winks
Lallana
Rose

Alli
Kane

Should have a very strong and well balanced team there, no reason they shouldn't do very well if they can get over the mental block at tournaments
 

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To be honest, I prefer the way we play with two up top at Spurs and given that Barkley will be playing at CM for us soon (hopefully) - the England team could easily have 7 Spurs players in the first 11!

Hart
Stones Dier Cahill
Trippier Barkley Winks Alli Rose
Kane Rashford

 

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Think I'd put emotion to one side and use Walker more than Trips.
Southgate a fucking useless wet blanket though so we'll go out with a wimper in the group stage anyway.
I'm not sure. Southgate strikes me as the most intelligent england manager in my lifetime. He may be somewhat monotone and soft, but intelligence will carry you a long way in life.
 
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I'd rather we kept the level of expectation down. The boy's been outstanding, especially in the 2 games against RM, but he's learning & needs to be given the opportunity to just keep doing what he's doing, learning/developing, without the pressure of us saying he's going to be this or that.

The truth is we won't know what he is for at least 2 season or so, but if he continues as he is we could have a very good player on our hands.
 
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