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Jose Mourinho aims sly dig at Tottenham over Harry Kane trophy hopes for England

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Jose Mourinho aims sly dig at Tottenham over Harry Kane trophy hopes for England

Mourinho was sacked 6 days prior to the Carabao Cup Ultimate, with interim coach Ryan Mason overseeing a 1- defeat to Manchester Town at Wembley.

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With Kane determined for staff silverware, his previous manager Mourinho – who will coach AS Roma from next year – thinks a absence of trophies at Spurs could actually get the job done in England’s favour this summer time.

“Harry is the one particular that has on his shoulders a ton,” Mourinho informed The Solar.

“The state expects a whole lot from him. He expects a lot from himself.

“He’s the captain and he would like to earn something.

“He’s not executing that with the club, so, of system, he’s likely to consider almost everything he can to do it with the Three Lions.”

Mourinho included of England’s tournament hopes: “This is a era whole of great gamers, even the youthful players.

“The squad is remarkable. England has to go with every thing.

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“The group stage is at dwelling the semi-finals and remaining is at property.

“It has to be now, mainly because [the World Cup] was in 1966. I imagine they have to drive with every thing.”

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Jack Grealish backs England squad’s mix of youth and expertise for Euro 2021 good results

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Jack Grealish backs England squad’s mix of youth and experience for Euro 2021 success

Grealish, who commenced each Euros warm-up wins from Austria and Romania final week, is a person of 11 players in Gareth Southgate’s 26-man squad with much less than 10 caps.

Since lifting the Earth Cup in 1966, England have typically struggled underneath the pounds of expectation, with lots of star names wilting in summer months tournaments underneath the harsh spotlight of knockout football.

But Aston Villa captain Grealish thinks the mixture of youthful talent and those people who skilled the heartache of becoming knocked out of the 2018 Environment Cup at the semi-final stage could be a perfect squad mix.

“I consider it could absolutely support, since I feel we nonetheless have the experience there,” he stated of the youthful nature of the squad.

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“There’s so a lot experience in the aspect at the second that was in Russia in 2018. (John) Stones, Harry Maguire, Hendo (Jordan Henderson), Harry (Kane) up leading, Raheem (Sterling).

“So you still have all that encounter. Then you have a mix of kids coming via with Jude Bellingham, Bukayo (Saka).

“I consider we have a younger squad basically, I imagine I read anyone say that we’re a single of the youngest in the event if not the youngest and I assume that can aid us. We have a bit of both equally so fingers crossed it does.”

Croatia were the aspect to close England’s hopes 3 a long time back and they will be the opposition for the opening match of Team D at Wembley on Sunday – a game which could see Grealish maintain his spot in Southgate’s facet.

“I really do not truly believe it is a issue of undertaking adequate,” he replied when asked if his eye-catching performances in the heat-up video games will see him participate in towards Croatia.

“You only really have to glance at the players in my place, most of them have just arrive back from enjoying in the Champions League and Europa League final, whereas I have been hurt for a while.

“The competitors is there, but I believe it is awesome competitors to have. I don’t consider it is a issue of have I completed more than enough to commence, I’ll be all set when known as upon.”

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