England make low-key arrival in Russian Federation with Marcus Rashford's injury concern

England make low-key arrival in Russian Federation with Marcus Rashford's injury concern

Southgate led England to the top of their World Cup qualifying group unbeaten and Allardyce gave his successor his full support.

Playing the part will be another matter entirely.

Southgate and his 23-man squad will fly from Birmingham on Tuesday afternoon, destined for their base camp in Repino - a low-key resort near the Gulf of Finland.

"I'd love to win everything with Tottenham, but for me personally the World Cup outweighs them all".

England's squad arrived in Russian Federation on Tuesday and will train in Repino ahead of their Group G opener against Tunisia next Monday.

The former Crystal Palace and Everton boss feels he should still be in charge of England and, in a BBC documentary to be aired on Sunday, said: "Jealous is what I feel".

Kane, 24, is the youngest player to be named captain of an English team for a World Cup tournament.

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He added that in a big tournament like World Cup, it is more about being patient and taking on one game at a time.

And Deco, who won 75 caps for Portugal, fears Southgate's trust in youth may not pay off - although he is excited to see the likes of young talent Marcus Rashford.

'We had a lot of heartache in the past, but I am very proud to represent my country.'

"If we do all of those things, play with a smile on our faces and enjoy our football, I think we will get results".

"We are just trying to improve every day we work together".

Four years ago, Germany dominated in Brazil, embarrassing the host nation in the semifinal en route to winning their fourth World Cup.

The English striker reassured the fans about their biggest fear, Penalties, saying "We have been practicing penalties, not every session, but every now and then the coaches will throw it in at the end of the session; when we are maybe a little bit worn out in games after extra-time, the lads are exhausted, that's when it's going to happen".

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