Matt Le Tissier reacts to Gareth Southgate's comments on James Ward-Prowse

James Ward-Prowse during a Southampton FC training session at Staplewood Complex on February 06, 2019 in Southampton, England.

Southampton midfielder missed out on England squad.

James Ward-Prowse of Southampton celebrates scoring his sides second goal during the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Tottenham Hotspur at St Mary's Stadium on March 09,...

Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse was one of the unlucky players to miss out on the England squad.

Along with Crystal Palace's Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Ward-Prowse is one of the league's most in form players.

He scored goals against Manchester United and Tottenham over the past fortnight.

 

 

Former Southampton midfielder Matt Le Tissier has some sympathy for the midfielder.

He did not buy into Southgate's comments and felt the England boss' excuse for omitting Ward-Prowse was strange.

The onus is now on Ward-Prowse to respond and back up his good form.

The fact he is even being discussed by Southgate is a step in the right direction.

If he keeps up his form then he will become even more difficult for Ward-Prowse to ignore.

Ralph Hasenhuettl, Manager of Southampton celebrates victory with James Ward-Prowse of Southampton after the Premier League match between Southampton FC and Tottenham Hotspur at St Mary's...

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