Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Three Lions Manager Told Striker: 'You Are a Threat'

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Three Lions Manager Told Striker: 'You Are a Threat'

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GARETH Southgate reminded Marcus Rashford and England's forwards 'what a threat they are' before the Three Lions' famous win against Spain.

The United forward scored England's second goal in their 3-2 win in Seville and also set up Raheem Sterling's opener, putting those misses against Croatia last week firmly behind him.

England were 3-0 up at halftime and while Spain mounted a spirited comeback after the break, pulling back two goals, La Roja suffered their first home defeat in a competitive fixture since 2003.

Rashford has now scored three goals in his last four appearances for the Three Lions, which as many as he managed in his previous 25 internationals.

So what did Southgate tell Rashford, Raheem Sterling and Harry Kane ahead of the UEFA Nations League clash? …

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