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Micah Richards
Former England defender to BBC Sport

Gary Lineker put it perfectly after the Switzerland game when he said that now Harry Kane has to stay high, but that’s not what he is used to doing for club or country. It was always going to be tough for him.

I think he just has to trust his team-mates because he doesn’t have to drop anymore, but he can still be the Kane that scores so many goals.

It’s not just Kane and Foden who are having to adapt, either. In many ways the whole team are still working out what they need to do but, despite that, we are into another semi-final of a major tournament.

Although I would not drop Kane or Phil Foden I can see the benefits of introducing players from the bench earlier than we have been, to freshen up our attack.

Read more: In defence of Foden – ‘this is a tactical issue, not a player problem’.

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