The task Harry Winks faces is simple: provide England’s answer to Andres Iniesta, Xavi and Luka Modric.
No pressure, then. Such comparisons are often burdening for young players making their way in international football but Winks stood on the brink of earning his second cap against Spain here in Seville tonight willing to embrace the responsibility.
Tottenham Hotspur have been heavily linked with the potential signature of Tanguy Ndombele in recent months. The French midfielder has been earmarked as a potential replacement for Mousa Dembele, who is expected to leave the club in 2019.
Oliver Skipp has been crowned Premier League 2 Player of the Month for September. The 18-year-old midfielder was last week named on a nine-person shortlist for the monthly prize, which recognises the star performers in the Under-23 competition, and it has today been confirmed that he’s claimed the trophy.