Opinion: VAR could play a key role in ensuring £50m isn't enough to land Jose Mourinho target

Nobody epitomised the belief coursing through Gareth Southgate’s England team at this World Cup more than Harry Maguire.

The Leicester City defender is the type of sturdy, solid defender that previous Three Lions bosses would have either discarded or limited to a functional, basic defensive role.

Southgate took him, improved his belief, jettisoned players from bigger clubs – Chris Smalling, Phil Jones, Gary Cahill – to make him a regular and gave him the licence to rampage into...

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