Southgate eliminates Rashford and Sancho from the English team

LONDON: England manager Gareth Southgate has decided to exclude Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford from the England national football team list, which included Crystal Palace defender Mark Gehe for the first time. Southgate has also decided to exclude Jadon Sancho, the Manchester United winger, from the list of 25 players, after he too was banned from Southgate’s latest list last November. Rashford had a disappointing season with United, where he only scored four goals and assisted two goals in 19 games played in English Premier League, with the team struggling to be among the prime four in the Champions League qualifying competition standings next season. Rashford’s lackluster performance, 24, prompted him to ask for his departure from Old Trafford, as the player revealed his frustration and resentment from his team’s fans after dropping out of the Champions League round of 16 on Tuesday. against Atletico Madrid. 21-year-old Mark Gehie, on the other hand, can play his first game in national team with England, who will play a friendly against Switzerland and the Ivory Coast, at the prestigious Wembley stadium in the British capital, London, after his extraordinary performance with the Crystal Palazzo in this season. Gehee has played 28 Premier League games since his departure from Chelsea at Selhurst Park last July, as Crystal Palace have kept clean sheets eight times in the English Premier League. in this season, a result that only seven teams have been in able to achieve. . Besides Rashford and Sancho, Manchester City defender Kyle Walker is another noteworthy name absent from the English side, with Southgate favoring Trent Alexander-Arnold and Rhys James as right-back. England will host their Swiss counterpart on 26 March and Cote d’Ivoire three days later, as part of preparations for the last runner-up of the European Nations Cup (Euro 2020) to participate in the World Cup finals in Qatar quest’year . (Exhibition DBA / Statistics)