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Foreign legion ups England's game

China Daily | Updated: 2018-06-13 07:29

Southgate's squad reaping benefits of tutelage by Guardiola and others

SAINT PETERSBURG - The globalization of the Premier League is often blamed for hampering England's homegrown players, but foreign coaches likes Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp have played a key role in boosting their adopted nation's World Cup chances.

Of England's 23-man squad in Russia, 15 finished in the top four under star managers Guardiola, Klopp, Jose Mourinho and Mauricio Pochettino.

Foreign legion ups England's game

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