Alan Shearer reveals why Marcus Rashford needs to leave United

Alan Shearer reveals why Marcus Rashford needs to leave United

Alan Shearer reveals why Marcus Rashford needs to leave United

Gareth Southgate pledged to stick to his principles after Spain delivered an uncomfortable reality check at Wembley but admitted he was unsure whether England had time to become genuine Euro 2020 challengers.

Luis Enrique got off to a ideal start as manager of Spain, as his charges came from behind to register a 2-1 win over England in a UEFA Nations League clash at Wembley Stadium.

England were surprise World Cup semi-finalists in July, riding a wave of euphoria back home, but their 2-1 Nations League defeat on Saturday was their third consecutive loss.

England will now face World Cup runners-up Croatia in their next UEFA Nations League clash on Tuesday.

Rashford remains a doubt for England's friendly against Switzerland tomorrow night after he was spotted holding his hamstring as he headed straight down the tunnel after being replaced by Danny Welbeck late on against Spain.

Not that the lead lasted all that long.

England and Spain will also face World Cup runners-up Croatia in League A Group 4 of the UEFA's new tournament created to add spice to the worldwide calendar.

England responded to go ahead in the 11th minute with a goal of stunning quality and one which spoke volumes for the brand of football Southgate is trying to establish.

Marcus Rashford will never be the main striker at Manchester United, England great Alan Shearer fears.

Spain's easy-on-the-eye style began to pick holes in England as the likes of Isco, Alcantara and Saul Niguez began to pin back the hosts. However, the strike was ruled out for a foul on De Gea as Spain hung on to claim three points.

The second half got off to a sour start as Shaw had to be stretchered off after taking a knock to the head in a collision with Dani Carvajal.

The hosts did nearly get one back soon after, only for Rashford to be denied by a superb save from David Gea.

"That balance with the left footer for us, with him and Danny (Rose), was an advantage in several situations".

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