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Gareth Southgate MUST find a resolve for the problems surrounding Phil Foden after his underwhelming display against Serbia... as the Man City star's cold-streak for Three Lions continues

Phil Foden is a problem for Gareth Southgate. A problem in that he does not want to play where the manager picks him.

A problem in that his reluctance to do so weakens the one area of the team that should be strongest. And a problem in that he is so good, a solution should be found beyond dropping him, even if his performance against Serbia warranted such.

The Premier League Player of the Year played, at times, as if dishonoured by being the last pick on the playground. Certainly, when Southgate came to picking the players for Foden’s preferred positions - No.