Breaking news
US flies bombers in show of military might to North Korea -
Barber rescues boy, 3, 'after dad locked him in hot car' -
Labour MP urges Umunna to wrestle back control from Left -
Woman launches racist tirade at takeaway staff -
Kate Ritchie reflects on her childhood -
Joanne Froggatt promotes Liar in NYC -
Labour activist wants Sadiq Khan gagged -

sport news England boss Gareth Southgate needed Ryan Giggs for advice

Gareth Southgate has revealed that he sought advice from Ryan Giggs about England hero Marcus Rashford.

The star recovered from an early mistake which led to Slovakia’s goal to assist Eric Dier’s equaliser and score the winner — his first competitive international goal — as England took a huge step towards World Cup qualification.

Southgate insists he’s known about the 19-year-old’s talents for a while, thanks in part to a conversation during his spell as England Under 21 boss with United legend Giggs, who was the club’s assistant manager when Rashford broke through.

Gareth Southgate has revealed he went to Ryan Giggs for advice on playing Marcus Rashford

Gareth Southgate has revealed he went to Ryan Giggs for advice on playing Marcus Rashford

‘We used to speak to Ryan about which team to put him in because we didn’t want to put him in the Under 21s too early,’ said Southgate. ‘We felt it would put too much spotlight on him and United were grateful for that.

‘But then Roy Hodgson picked him for the seniors two months later, so that plan was out the window. You could see the impact he had straight away.

‘United prepare their players well, which is why they end up the way they do. To play in

read more from dailymail.....

Get the latest news delivered to your inbox

Follow us on social media networks

PREV sport news West Ham 2-0 Huddersfield: Bilic enjoys slice of luck
NEXT sport news Dele Alli's devil discussed by Redknapp, Sutton and Keown