sport news Maddison and Grealish's displays in semi-final will give Southgate plenty to ...

Midlands midfield masters James Maddison and Jack Grealish's displays in Carabao Cup semi-final will give Gareth Southgate plenty to ponder The debate over which of James Maddison and Jack Grealish is better continues  England boss Gareth Southgate was present at the King Powe Stadium to watch  The duo are battling for a place in Southgate's Euro 2020 squad next summer  Maddison shone brighter early on at the King Power and Grealish also improved 

By Tom Collomosse For The Daily Mail

Published: 22:17 GMT, 8 January 2020 | Updated: 23:07 GMT, 8 January 2020

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Who would you rather have: James Maddison or Jack Grealish? It is one of the pub debates of the season yet one man is lucky enough not to have to choose.

So far, England coach Gareth Southgate – who was at the King Power Stadium with assistant Steve Holland – has generally looked elsewhere for his attacking midfield options. Maddison has a single senior cap, as a substitute in the 7-0 win over Montenegro in November, while Grealish has still to receive a call-up.

The pair are close friends and both are long-term targets for . They play with a verve that excites supporters and both have their eyes on a place in Southgate's Euro 2020 squad.

The debate over which of James Maddison and Jack Grealish is better continues to rage on

The debate over which of James Maddison and Jack Grealish is better continues to rage on

Both stars are battling for a spot in Gareth Southgate's Euro 2020 squad for next summer

Both stars are battling for a spot in Gareth Southgate's Euro 2020 squad for next summer

As things stand, Maddison is ahead of Grealish, but if the Villa man maintains the form he has shown for most of this season, Gareth Southgate will surely take a look before the tournament.

Their returns in the Premier League this season are impressive. Maddison has six goals and three assists, Grealish six and five. In Wednesday's Carabao Cup semi-final, both showed why they are

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