Mason Mount says he has a “connection” with Jack Grealish and believes they’ll play collectively in England’s midfield.
Grealish was England’s standout performer within the 3-0 win over Wales at Wembley final week, making an help and looking out probably the most artistic participant on the pitch.
However the Aston Villa midfielder was omitted from the beginning line-up in opposition to Belgium on Sunday and remained an unused substitute in the 2-1 Nations League win.
Gareth Southgate opted for Mason Mount as a substitute, with the Chelsea teenager lining up on the right-hand facet of England’s assault and occurring to attain the profitable aim.
Talking forward of England’s subsequent Nations League sport in opposition to Denmark on Wednesday, reside on Sky Sports activities, Mount instructed Sky Sports activities he want to assume there might be room for each of them within the facet.
“I really like watching him [Grealish] play as nicely. He is sensible to be round. Clearly everyone knows what he can do, what an excellent participant he’s,” mentioned Mount.
“I get on very nicely with Jack. He is an excellent participant and, sure, we at all times need to play collectively.
“We now have such a powerful group with a great deal of high, high gamers. You at all times need to play with the most effective and whenever you come away with England you are doing that.
“It means a lot to come back away and play with the likes of Jack and the highest, high gamers within the group.
“You are studying on a regular basis. Typically whenever you come away you do not actually know what sort of strikes they make on the ball.
“It’s important to form of study concerning the gamers whilst you’re away coaching. You aren’t getting a lot time, however whenever you’re taking part in the video games you form of have that connection and I believe me and Jack do positively have that.
“You at all times need to play with the most effective gamers, win quite a lot of video games as a gaggle.
“We need to win issues, we’re positively on that path to maintain working exhausting and to get higher and higher.”
Jamie Redknapp mentioned on Sky Sports activities after the win over Belgium that Mount might probably turn out to be England’s Kevin De Bruyne.
However the 21-year-old performed down the suggestion and mentioned there’s a lengthy strategy to go earlier than he can match the Manchester Metropolis midfielder.
“Seeing De Bruyne up shut and private there’s lots I have to do to enhance my sport to get wherever close to him,” added Mount.
“The sport was very robust, they’re an excellent facet, have world-class gamers so you are not going to have many probabilities.
“We needed to be on the high of our sport [against Belgium] and I assumed we had been all through the sport.
“They’re an excellent crew and there are the reason why they’re the primary crew on this planet.”
Gareth Southgate insists there are not any health issues with Harry Kane and says England “do not danger gamers” throughout worldwide responsibility.
The striker was a doubt for Sunday’s Nations League sport in opposition to Belgium, however emerged as a 66th-minute substitute as England gained 2-1 at Wembley.
A membership versus nation row is brewing between Tottenham and England over the health and availability of Harry Kane, in accordance with Sky Sports activities reporter Kaveh Solhekol.
Jose Mourinho expressed issues this month over Kane’s workload and known as on Southgate to guard the striker by not taking part in him in all of England’s video games through the worldwide break.
Kane was seen coaching with the remainder of his team-mates at England’s Bagshot base on Tuesday morning, however ought to he be risked in opposition to Denmark?