England shouldn’t pick out-of-favour players based on loyalty – Glen Johnson

England Training Session – St. George’s Park – Thursday September 22nd
(Image credit: Simon Marper)

Former England defender Glen Johnson has questioned the wisdom of Gareth Southgate remaining loyal to the likes of Harry Maguire on the eve of a World Cup.

The Manchester United captain, who has been under scrutiny for the last 18 months, is not playing regularly for his club as new manager Erik ten Tag prefers the centre-back partnership of Lisandro Martinez and Raphael Varane.

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