Gareth Southgate believes his group made a mental leap at the Nations League as England’s attention turns to Euro 2020 glory.
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Virgil van Dijk says fans can boo him all they want as the Liverpool and Holland defender does not care a jot.
Eric Dier believes it is “fantastic” that England manager Gareth Southgate has distanced himself from a return to club football as the Three Lions set their sights on Euro 2020 glory.
The inaugural UEFA Nations League was won by Portugal, with Holland finishing runners-up and England claiming third place with a penalty shoot-out victory over Switzerland.
Matthijs De Ligt does not know what colour shirt he will be wearing next season, with the highly rated Ajax teenager planning to mull over his options during the post-season break.
England manager Gareth Southgate and his players are determined to reach new heights after their penalty shoot-out triumph saw them win bronze at the Nations League.
Cristiano Ronaldo hailed a job well done after Portugal’s Nations League final victory over Holland in Porto.
Portugal boss Fernando Santos dedicated victory in the Nations League to his ill mother and brother-in-law as he once again guided the country to trophy success.
Goncalo Guedes scored the only goal of the game as Portugal beat Holland to be crowned the first-ever Nations League champions.
England’s teams experienced the highs and lows of VAR on Sunday.
Gareth Southgate was delighted to see penalty shoot-out preparations bear fruit – but the disappointment of finishing third at the Nations League has only heightened the England squad’s desire to kick on.