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Criticism of Gareth Southgate during summer ‘very harsh’, Jack Grealish says



England Training Session and Media Day – St. George’s Park – Tuesday September 20th

Jack Grealish thinks the criticism of Gareth Southgate this summer has been “very harsh” given the success he has enjoyed during that time as England manager.

With the nation still in the hunt for a first senior men’s trophy since 1966, the Three Lions have never been closer to Sir Alf Ramsey’s heroes than at the last two major tournaments.

Southgate led England into a run to the World Cup semi-finals four years ago that was as surprising as it was unforgettable, before last summer dragged the country into a penalty shootout of the glory of Euro 2020.

England’s Jack Grealish (left) and Ben Chilwell during a training session at St George’s Park on Tuesday (Mike Egerton/PA)

But the former defender never shied away from criticism and came under fire after a tough four-game Nations League game in June ended in a 4-0 defeat at Molineux by a barely-there Hungary. whimsical.