Southgate lays down the law to England stars

Gareth Southgate has warned his England stars to appreciate what it means to represent their country after he dropped Mason Greenwood and Phil Foden to send a “message” following their behaviour last month.

Manchester United forward Greenwood and Manchester City midfielder Foden were sent home after breaching coronavirus regulations in September.

The pair invited local women to the England team hotel just hours after both had made their senior debuts in a 1-0 Nations League win over Iceland.

Southgate left the youngsters out of his squad for the forthcoming friendly against Wales and Nations League matches with Belgium and Denmark.

Southgate revealed he had already told both players they would not be included this time around before they left Iceland last month.

The England boss also said he will talk to his 30-strong squad ahead of the upcoming game about the importance of representing the country when called on to

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