Liverpool are going to have some big decisions to make over the summer. One huge choice to be made is what to do about Gini Wijnaldum’s departure. A certain Scouser will hoping to take on the role. Some Liverpool fans have reacted to Curtis Jones starring for England U21s this week.
England U21s eliminated
This international break saw the U21 Euros group stages.
Aidy Boothroyd was in charge for the England side at the tournament and we can’t say he did the best job.
The Young Lions were beaten by Switzerland and Portugal, meaning they needed to beat Croatia by two clear goals in their final game whilst also needing Portugal to win their tie.
The young lads looked set to achieve the unlikely yesterday.
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Eberechi Eze netted a penalty in the first half to send them on their way.
Curtis Jones fired a well taken effort into the bottom corner in the second half to give them the second goal they needed.
Unfortunately for the youngsters, Croatia netted an injury time goal to see them through.
Curtis Jones for England
There has been plenty said about Aidy Boothroyd’s decision not to start Curtis Jones in the first two England games of the tournament.
The Scouser was a late sub against Switzerland and Portugal.
He started against Croatia and he ran the show by all accounts, even popping up with a vital goal.
Once again the Scouser showed that he has what it takes to stand out above the rest, it’s just a shame his manager left it so late to realise that.
Twitter on Curtis Jones for England
Fans were drooling over his performance and goal.