Gareth Southgate insists England players must play without fear: Rashford set to start
The interim manager was considering playing Marcus Rashford from the start on Friday evening and will include captain Wayne Rooney and Theo Walcott in an attack-minded side against one of European football’s smaller minnows.
It will be Southgate’s first direct involvement at Wembley since playing in Kevin Keegan’s ignominious exit as England manager against Germany.
But speaking on the 16th anniversary of that particular low point, Southgate insisted that his players should go out into a packed national stadium with no fear to put the disappointment of Euro 2016 behind them.
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