He is earning praise from England fans in Russia and on social media but Gareth Southgate knows in football, things can quickly turn around.
Atletico Madrid and Sevilla are closest to acquiring AC Milan’s Nikola Kalinic according to sporting director Massimiliano Mirabelli.
Udinese midfielder Jakub Jankto has signed for Sampdoria, suggesting that Lucas Torreira’s move to Arsenal is near.
England’s World Cup Golden Boot contender Harry Kane has characterised the feeling among the squad as that of a family.
Joe Ralls, Callum Paterson and Nathaniel Mendez-Laing have signed new Cardiff City contracts, along with captain Sean Morrison.