Arsenal star 'unrecognisable' at Euro 2024 as Petit reveals England's 'most worrying' problem

Declan Rice, Bukayo Saka, Cole Palmer and Phil Foden throughout a match

Declan Rice, Bukayo Saka, Cole Palmer and Phil Foden throughout a match.

Emmanuel Petit owns hit out at England head teaching Gareth Southgate over his usage of Arsenal midfielder Declan Rice at Euro 2024.

The former West Pork celeb gleamed for Arsenal observing his £100m footfall to the Premier League colossi last summertime and was one of the signings of the season.

Rice was operated in a Certainly no.8 semblance throughout the Premier League run-in and this appearances to be his stance gliding forward as head teaching Mikel Arteta and technical supervisor Edu comb the mart for a brand-new-made defensive midfielder.

Singularly, Rice owns been supplied as a defensive midfielder by Southgate at Euro 2024 and owns been incapable to conquer games as he’s confirmed he can for Arsenal in the Premier League.

Rice is prepared for to start alongside Manchester Joined’s Kobbie Mainoo against Switzerland in the quarter-finals of Euro 2024 on Saturday as Southgate switches to three at the recommend.

Petit cases Rice owns been “unrecognisable” at Euro 2024 and owns divulged what “anxiousness him the most” around Southgate’s side.

“I don’t number out Declan Rice messing around for England as he isn’t messing around unchanged stance as he does for Arsenal,” Petit said.

“I genuinely like once Declan Rice plays as a box-to-box gamer as he can uphold the strikers and be chummy to the penalty void, nailing from exterior the box.

“The fact he is messing around as a clutching midfielder doesn’t administer sense to me, he can’t play there.

“You are only recovering around 60% of his top weakness by doing so. I reckon the deficit of self-stability is not aiding him.”

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He had: “Declan Rice is not messing around in unchanged ensconcing he owns at his bar. Arteta and Arsenal have a enormously transparent DNA on the mart and this isn’t the shuck via the Nationwide group.

“You can see they are fighting as a group, so I am not staggered Rice hasn’t been able to confer his safest so far for England in that stance.

‌”I shadowed the last arcade and the midfield owns been perturb. There are most gamers in the group that are so far away from their usual level and most gamers commendable appearances taxed.

‌”You can readjust everything you yearn, tactically, the spinal, everything – yet most gamers commendable appearances taxed psychologically and physically. That anxiousness me most for England.”

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