Aston Villa attacking midfielder gets Gareth Southgate’s approval for the Three Lions League match against Belgium
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Jack Grealish revealed that he watched clips of Kevin De Bruyne and Philip Coutinho before his England debut against Belgium. .
The Lions’ three hopes for glory in the Nations League ended in a 2–0 defeat on Sunday, but Grealish was by far the best player in England during the match.. .
Speaking to Sky Sports after the sabbatical, the Aston Villa star admitted that although he was disappointed not to score a victory, he was happy to be finally named in Gareth Southgate’s first 11 in an important match.
Grealish said: « I learned yesterday. ». “I knew this was my chance to try and make an impact. These are the things I love – the pressure of wanting to do well.
« For the past 24 hours, I’ve been watching mini clips of my favorite players, which is what I watch before every match. You were just a game buzz.
“There were no nerves, I was so excited and I wanted it to start. But I am clearly frustrated that we did not win.
When clicking on the players he was watching, Grealish added: “I watch a lot of clips. I watched De Bruyne clips and Coutinho clips. Players who are really on my site.
« This is what I did since I was a little kid and still do to this day. I have no shame in saying that. This is what motivates me to participate in football matches.
It remains to be seen whether Grealish appeared again in England’s last group stage match against Iceland on Wednesday, but impressed captain Harry Kane with his efforts against Belgium.. .
When asked about Grealish’s performance, the Tottenham striker said: « An amazing player. I really like him.
“It was great to go out on the field with him today. You can see his qualities on the ball, he wants to get it.
“One against one, he is always looking for that pass forward which is great for a striker. Really positive signs.
“He was in great shape with his club too so he just had to keep his head down, work hard and I’m sure he will have loads of chances in the England jersey.
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