Southgate cleared after criticism cuts Sterling, White, Trent etc.

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England manager Gareth Southgate Explaining why not many superstar players will be in the squad for the Euro 2024 qualifiers that take place later this month.

Gareth Southgate has explained the reasoning behind his controversial decision in selecting England’s 25-man squad for Euro 2024 qualifiers. Many questioned after deciding not to feature Ben White and Raheem Sterling in the latest squad. Instead, Brentford striker Ivan Toney was selected, and the 52-year-old explained his selection at a press conference yesterday.

Southgate cleared after criticism cuts Sterling, White, Trent etc.

“Yeah ,          Raheem’s not fit, that’s one reason, yes [I’d pick him if fit] for sure. I chose them over the other two. We are fortunate in that position full of talented players. Although it does not use straightforward criteria. And it always changes a little bit with the form as well. “Kyle and Tripps. The guy who played during the World Cup, started the game during the World Cup, was consistent. “And the return of Reece was another top player. in the real field.”

         Brighton duo Solly Marsh and Lewis Dunk are also out of the team. Although they are doing outstanding work at the UFABET club level. “They played really well,” Southgate said of the pair. “Coach [Roberto De Zerbi] has a team that plays a style that is unique to our league . that we know well But now I don’t see him being better than (Marcus) Rashford, (Jack) Grealish, (Bukayo) Saka in those positions on the pitch. They are a difficult call ′′ We are always watching everyone. And there wasn’t any game that we missed. We know there are some players who are playing well but I have to pick the team that I think gives us the best chance to win in the two big games coming up. You have to get the right experience with that kind of game.”

 On the side of Florin Balogun, Arsenal’s loan striker The 21-year-old has been in superb form on loan at Reims this season. He has so far scored 16 goals in Ligue 1, three fewer than Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappe. but has not made his debut on the field for the Three Lions, a large set The New York-born Arsenal striker has another option in the national team as he can represent the United States and Nigeria, his parents’ homeland.

        And it appears Balogun is considering his options carefully considering an Instagram post shortly after Gareth Southgate announced the latest England squad for Euro 2024. Qualifying against Italy and Ukraine next week. After confirming that Balogun will not be in the England national team. The Gunners striker also posted on Instagram: ‘Life, go where you appreciate it, let it go’.