Euro 2024: England manager, Southgate told to bench Foden, Trent in clash with Slovenia

Liverpool legend, Jamie Carragher has advised England manager Gareth Southgate to bench Phil Foden and Trent Alexander-Arnold for the Three Lions’ final group game against Slovenia at Euro 2024 next week Tuesday.

This is coming following  England’s   1-1 draw against Denmark on Thursday.

They currently top the Group with four points and need a win or a draw against Slovenia to qualify for the Round of 16.

However, writing in his column for The Telegraph, Carragher said: “Unfortunately, two of the best Premier League footballers – Trent Alexander-Arnold and Phil Foden – will have to be sacrificed now.

“The team’s set-up is not getting the best from them, or their team-mates. Introducing Alexander-Arnold into midfield in a major tournament was always a risk. It has not worked.”

Speaking on the wingers that should pair with Harry Kane up front, Carragher added, “I would like to see a 4-3-3 with Saka and Anthony Gordon either side of Kane.”

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