Euro 2020: Maguire to return as sub against Czech

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Harry Maguire is targeting a , most likely as a substitute, in final group game between England and Czech in 11 days’ time.

Manchester skipper is almost certain to miss England’s Sunday’s Euro 2020 clash against Croatia despite defender’s to full .

He is resigned to the opening game and next Friday’s clash against Scotland.

Maguire has been out action since suffering an ankle ligament at Aston Villa on 9, which forced him to miss ’s final five matches the season, including the Europa League final penalty shoot-out defeat to Villarreal.

Despite his fitness issues, Harry was selected in Gareth Southgate’s 26- final squad for the , which was confirmed last week.

Meanwhile, England players have been left in the dark about how Southgate plans to up his team against Croatia.

Gareth Southgate is understood to have switched between playing three at the back and a conventional four- defense at St George’s Park the past 48 hours.

Full back Luke Shaw has been looked at in a three- central defense.

But just two sessions before the clash against Croatia, Southgate’s plans are likely to become much clearer on Saturday