Phil Foden, sporting new blond coiffure, hopes to recreate Paul Gascoigne’s magic-Sports activities Information , Comfortable Easterday
Foden is aiming to channel the magic of Paul Gascoigne at Euro 96 within the Euro 2020 marketing campaign — and has began by dyeing his hair to match the previous England midfielder
London: Phil Foden is aiming to channel the magic of Paul Gascoigne at Euro 96 within the Euro 2020 marketing campaign — and has began by dyeing his hair to match the previous England midfielder.
Foden, 21, received the Skilled Footballers’ Affiliation younger participant of the yr award after his breakout season at Manchester Metropolis, by which he grew to become a daily as Pep Guardiola’s males sealed a 3rd Premier League title in 4 years.
Regardless of a stellar season he faces the same battle to power his means into Gareth Southgate’s line-up for Sunday’s Group D opener in opposition to Croatia at Wembley.
Southgate has a humiliation of riches to select from, with Foden, Mason Mount, Raheem Sterling, Marcus Rashford, Jack Grealish and Jadon Sancho vying for locations alongside captain Harry Kane in assault.
“The standard could be very excessive. We have a number of gamers who can play on the highest degree as we have seen this yr,” Foden stated on Tuesday.
“We have additionally received expertise with the likes of Harry Kane and (Jordan) Henderson. We now have an incredible steadiness, we glance actually robust on this event and why not? We may win it.”
Foden’s new eye-catching blond hair mirrors Gascoigne’s trademark model 25 years in the past.
England fell simply brief on residence soil then, dropping on penalties to Germany within the semi-finals.
The Three Lions will get pleasure from residence benefit once more for all three group video games and face Scotland of their second match, identical to in 1996, when Gascoigne scored his most memorable worldwide purpose.
“I do not thoughts that in any respect, he was an incredible participant,” Foden stated on being in comparison with the person affectionately referred to as “Gazza”.
“I bear in mind watching highlights on the TV of Gazza — an unbelievable participant. The total nation is aware of what he means for the nation and what he did.
“I would not be too dangerous if I attempt to convey a little bit of Gazza on the pitch.”
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