Hodgson excited by quality of emerging English talent

England coach Roy Hodgson is convinced of the standard of player they're now producing. Hodgson believes his England youngsters are a cut above previous generations.

England coach Roy Hodgson is convinced of the standard of player they're now producing.

Hodgson believes his England youngsters are a cut above previous generations.

And he says St George’s Park, the Football Association’s new centre, will ensure standards rise.

“There’s no doubt we’ll see a vast improvement over the coming 10 years, and I think you can see it already,” said Hodgson.

“Welbeck, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Cleverley, Bertrand, Gibbs, Wilshere — in all of these players you can see that technically they are very good.”

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