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PremierLeague-News.Com - Jude Bellingham scored his first international goal as England cruised to a 6-2 World Cup win against Iran
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Declan Rice has revealed what he told Jude Bellingham in the tunnel ahead of his England World Cup debut against Iran. Bellingham became England's second teenager to score in a World Cup after he headed Gareth Southgate’s side ahead at the Khalifa International Stadium. The Three Lions would go on to win the game 6-2 against Carlos Quieroz's side. Arsenal star Bukayo Saka scored twice, with Raheem Sterling and substitutes Marcus Rashford and Jack Grealish also on target. And speaking post-match, Rice shared what he said to Bellingham in the tunnel. READ MORE: Jordan Henderson has just given Liverpool another reason to sign Jude Bellingham READ MORE: Liverpool could make millions thanks to four former players at World Cup 2022 He said: “We have played together four or five times now. I said to him in the tunnel: ‘This is your stage, go and flourish. I’ll be there behind you to sweep up and give you the ball for you to go and do your thing.’ “I know my role in this team. I am there to stand in front of the back four, protect, get on the ball and move it around. “I feel like we did that really well. We stuck to the game plan and, in the end, the spaces opened up.
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.” As reported by the ECHO back in July, Bellingham is someone who is widely admired among the people who matter where recruitment is concerned at Liverpool. Manchester City, Chelsea and Real Madrid have also reportedly shown an interest in the midfielder. Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke admitted on German TV earlier this month that his club cannot offer Bellingham the same terms as the biggest European sides might. As a result, it is likely the England international will be sold next summer if he tells them he wants to leave during talks with the club after the World Cup.
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