England fans can feel a bit of optimism about the Three Lions under manager Gareth Southgate.
The 48-year-old led the national team to the semi-final in the World Cup over the summer, along with securing a spot in the semi-final of the Nations League.
However, what would England's national team look like in the next decade?
Well, YouTuber Enda Story has answered that exact question after simulating ten seasons on Football Manager 2019 to see how the Three Lions shape up.
Just like YouTuber TheMasterBucks simulated FIFA 19 to see who the Ballon d'Or winners would be over the next ten years, it's time to take a look at how the England team has shaped up.
Oh, and the following list of players includes their value in Football Manager, the club they play for in the title and the team they currently play for now.
- Phil Foden ' £75m ' Manchester City ' Manchester City
- Jadon Sancho ' £69m ' Chelsea ' Borussia Dortmund
- Marcus Rashford ' £65m ' Chelsea ' Manchester United
- Matt Grant ' £59m ' Chelsea ' N/A
- Lucas Chambers ' £58m ' Newcastle United ' N/A
- Kevin James ' £56m ' Manchester United ' N/A
- Joe Gomez ' £55m ' Liverpool ' Liverpool
- Ryan Sessegnon ' £54m ' Bournemouth ' Fulham
- Denis Berisha ' £53m ' Arsenal ' N/A
- Dele Alli ' £50m ' Tottenham ' Spurs
- Andre Dozzell ' £43.5m ' Newcastle ' Ipswich Town
- Josh Tymon ' £36m ' Burnley ' Stoke City
- Piers Stupple ' £30m ' Bournemouth ' N/A
- Harry Kane ' £28.5m ' Tottenham ' Spurs
- Darren Crabtree ' £28.5m ' Bournemouth ' N/A
- Gary Bull ' £20m ' Paris Saint-Germain ' N/A
- Eric Dier ' £15m ' Watford ' Tottenham
- John Stones ' £15m ' Southampton ' Manchester City
- Jordan Pickford ' £13.75m ' Everton ' Everton
- Angus Gunn ' £7m ' Aston Villa ' Southampton
- Jack Butland ' £6.25m ' Stoke City ' Stoke City
Unfortunately, Southgate is no longer England boss in 2028. So, the manager leading this current crop of Three Lions players is former West Ham United and Derby County star Igor Štimac.
Talk about an interesting choice for England manager...
Can Southgate lead England to the final of the Nations League?
Let us know in the comments.
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