Harry Winks to get the nod against Spain as England build for the future

• Spurs midfielder in line to start tough Nations League tie
• Gareth Southgate backs striker Marcus Rashford to hit form

Gareth Southgate is set to hand the Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks his second England cap in Monday’s daunting Nations League tie against Spain and has thrown his support behind Marcus Rashford to emerge stronger from an erratic spell of form.

England will be without the suspended John Stones and Jordan Henderson against the group leaders in Seville’s Estadio Benito Villamarín, with Joe Gomez and Winks expected to start in their place. Winks’s only appearance for the national side came in a qualifying win in Lithuania a little over a year ago and he has completed 90 minutes just three times since undergoing surgery on a long-standing ankle complaint in May.

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