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Jordan Pickford has emerged as one of England's World Cup stars, and Mario Mandzukic is wary of his presence while sending him an ominous message ahead of Tuesday's semi-final.
The Everton keeper produced heroics between the sticks against Colombia, pulling off a stunning save before preventing Carlos Bacca from scoring in the penalty shoot-out.
And he continued his brilliant form versus Sweden, keeping a clean sheet thanks to some unreal saves.
Next for England; Croatia.
Gareth Southgate's charges are one game away from a spot in the World Cup final.
Standing in their way is Zlatko Dalić's team which includes the likes of Luka Modric and Mandzukic, whose talked up Pickford.
"We've seen that he [Pickford] is doing very well at the World Cup," he said via Daily Mail.
The Juventus striker has tipped Pickford to enjoy a bright future but he believes someone will find a a way to surprise him.
"He has good potential and I'm sure he has a bright future. [But] I believe someone will find a way to surprise him."
Mandzukic also liked England's chances before the tournament due to their young and hungry team.
"England was one of the favourites for me before tournament because they have a young, hungry team with no international movie stars.
"It's difficult to compare clubs with the national team. We know every England player, respect them as a team and individuals. It's a 50/50 chance. England deserve to be here. We deserve to be here," he added.
Croatia head into the semi-final tie off the back of two penalty shootouts victories over Denmark then Russia.
England secured passage following wins against Colombia then Sweden... IT'S COMING HOME!
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