Sun Sport – GOALDEN BELLS – Jude Bellingham tipped for huge position change for England with £115million Real Madrid ace taking LaLiga by storm
SUN SPORT SAYS GARY LINEKER believes Jude Bellingham could end up as a striker for England after his outstanding goalscoring start for Real Madrid.
The Brummie midfielder has netted 11 times in 12 matches for the 14-time champs of Europe, operating largely as a ‘false nine’.
Lineker, who scored 48 goals for England and won the Golden Boot at the 1986 World Cup, said: “The way he has started at Real gives Gareth Southgate a great option.
“If something happens to Harry Kane — or after he is finished because Harry is now 30 — Jude could play at centre-forward, as a false nine if you like.
“He is now scoring poacher’s goals. He’s even doing the ‘easy’ bits that I used to do!
“He has been playing as a No 10 for England in his last few games.
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