Jack Grealish is “desperate” to play for England against Scotland on Friday and prove to Europe how good he is.
‘Super Jack’ reverberated around Wembley as the attacking midfielder started to warm up just before Raheem Sterling scored to secure a 1-0 win over Croatia in the Euro 2020 opener on Sunday .
Grealish remained an unused substitute in the Group D opener, but the Aston Villa captain will be hoping his major will come down to Scotland at Wembley.
“I’m so desperate to get on the pitch and prove to people how good I am,” Grealish said. talk aboutSPORT.
“It’s the type of games I thrive on.
“Not even just in this tournament, I made a name for myself [in other big games] during my career. I am desperate to be involved.
“But the main thing is for the team to get all three points and continue their strong start.”
Grealish trained away from the main group at St George’s Park on Tuesday.
Rashford happy to put England’s glory ahead of personal pride
Marcus Rashford is ready to put his personal pride aside in England’s pursuit of Euro 2020 glory after being ruled out of the starting lineup against Croatia last weekend.
Although the Manchester United player came on halfway through the second half of the 1-0 win at Wembley, he has no qualms about biding his time to make his mark.
Southgate’s side face Scotland on Friday night with the opportunity to seal the knockout stage qualification, with Rashford in a philosophical mood about his situation ahead.
“Of course every player wants to play, but only 11 can start and when you have a talented team of 26, there will be a lot going missing,” Rashford said.
“But whether you’re on the bench or at the start, it’s clear that you need everyone to cover long distances in a tournament.”