Kyle Walker insists England’s players are as close as club team-mates.
Former England stars Steven Gerrard, Rio Ferdinand and Frank Lampard this week cited club rivalries for their collective failure to live up to their potential at international level.
But Manchester City full-back Walker claims things are very different now, with manager Gareth Southgate fostering a togetherness he believes stands them in good stead ahead of next summer’s World Cup.
Kyle Walker spoke through his partnership with Lidl about the current England squad
The Manchester City right back helped launch a ‘Dream Big with Lidl and Kyle Walker’ video
Walker believes that England’s current crop of players are as close as club team-mates
Walker, speaking through his partnership with Lidl, said: ‘It is weird, because it feels like club football now.
‘You spend so much time with people during club football day in, day out and it feels like that because we have a group chat where there is always banter flying on there. We’re all together in the games room, playing pool, having a laugh and I think it is really…