Tyrone Mings has revealed he needed therapy during England's Euro 2020 campaign saying that his mental health 'plummeted' before their opener against Croatia.
Mings has revealed he found it tough with '90-95%' of the country having 'doubts' over him going into the Croatia game which Gareth Southgate's men won 1-0.
Tyrone Mings has revealed his mental health 'plummeted' before England's opening game
Mings deputised for Maguire and recalls 'doubts' fans had over his place in the starting line-up
As reported by the Sun, Mings said: 'I did have a tough time in the lead-up to the opening game against Croatia.
'I think I'm a lot more hardened to outside influences now, but my mental health did plummet.
'And I have no shame in admitting that because there was so many unknowns about me going to that game.
'I was probably the only name on the teamsheet that people thought, "Not sure about him". And that was something I had to overcome.
'When 90-95 per cent of your country are having doubts over you, it's very difficult to stop this intruding on your own thoughts.
'So I did a lot of work on that with my psychologist. I was given a lot of coping mechanisms — whether it was breathing, meditation, or just