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Gareth Southgate backs Trent Alexander-Arnold to succeed in midfield for England at Euro 2024 as he hints Liverpool star WILL start alongside Declan Rice in opening clash with Serbia

England head coach Gareth Southgate believes Trent Alexander-Arnold is ready to start the Euro 2024 opener against Serbia tomorrow night.

As Mail Sport revealed on Monday, the national team head coach has been giving serious consideration to starting Alexander-Arnold, who plays at right-back for Liverpool, in midfield on Sunday as he provided his biggest clue yet that he will play the Anfield vice-captain out of position in his side’s first game here in Germany.

Asked if he is read to start in central midfield alongside Declan Rice and Jude Bellingham, Southgate told ITV Sport: ‘We believe so.