England need team of leaders

Gareth Southgate

Gareth Southgate was previously managing the England Under-21 side

England need leaders as they look to move forward following the departure of manager Sam Allardyce, says interim boss Gareth Southgate.

The 46-year-old, who took temporary charge of the national team last week, named his first squad on Sunday.

He confirmed that Wayne Rooney will remain as national team captain, describing the forward as “the outstanding leader in the group”.

But he added: “We can’t just have one leader, we need a team of leaders.”

More to follow.

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