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Sport Scholes digs at Southgate as Greenwood and Foden are left out again

01:30  02 october  2020
01:30  02 october  2020 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Outspoken Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has made a dig at Gareth Southgate, after the England manager once again left Phil Foden and Mason Greenwood out of the senior ranks.

The youngsters are still serving a punishment of exile following their antics in the aftermath of England's Nations League victory over Iceland, when they invited women back to the quarantined team hotel.

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Foden and Greenwood earned their first senior call-ups and went on to make their England debuts against Iceland three weeks ago, but were sent home If that was unavoidable last time out , it was noticeable that Southgate failed to name a single left -back in the squad. That poses real questions

Paul Scholes doesn't think he'll be a coach under Louis van Gaal. Van Gaal was appointed as England boss Gareth Southgate slams Greenwood and Foden as 'naive' as they are sent home for Mason Greenwood and Phil Foden are KICKED OUT of the England squad and sent home as the

And now, after naming his latest Three Lions team, both starlets have once again been overlooked and are set to be demoted back to the junior ranks.

a person posing for the camera: Paul Scholes took to social media to made his thoughts known of the omission of Phil Foden and Mason Greenwood from the England senior ranks © Provided by Daily Mail Paul Scholes took to social media to made his thoughts known of the omission of Phil Foden and Mason Greenwood from the England senior ranks Paul Scholes wearing a blue shirt: The outspoken Manchester United legend has talked up the abilities of the two starlets © Provided by Daily Mail The outspoken Manchester United legend has talked up the abilities of the two starlets

Feeling aggrieved by the decision, Scholes took to social media to make his opinion known.

The former United and England icon tactically posted a picture of Foden and Greenwood via his Instagram story, along with a caption over the top.

Scholes wrote sarcastically: 'England are clearly so blessed with creativity and brilliant goal scorers that we might as well leave them out and punish them and the team again.'

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Paul Scholes believes that Liverpool do not have a strong enough squad to rest captain Steven Gerrard, and that the signings they The Reds captain was left out of the starting line-up in their 1-0 midweek defeat away at Real Southgate : Mason Greenwood and Phil Foden need to regain trust.

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In the absence of Foden and Greenwood Southgate has given first-time calls to a series of stars.

a man holding a baseball bat on a field: Greenwood and Foden were given international debuts but soon put themselves in hot water by inviting women back to the team hotel © Provided by Daily Mail Greenwood and Foden were given international debuts but soon put themselves in hot water by inviting women back to the team hotel

The England boss has handed debut call-ups to Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Harvey Barnes and Bukayo Saka for the forthcoming triple-header of fixtures.

Southgate has named an extended 30-man squad for the games against Wales, Belgium and Denmark amid fatigue concerns for a number of players.

Manchester United captain Harry Maguire has been called up to the squad despite his forthcoming retrial after being found guilty on three separate counts following an incident involving police on the Greek island of Mykonos.

Maguire was dropped from September's squad following the verdict - he has appealed against his conviction and is set for a retrial. He has denied all charges.

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