​Man City star Foden thanks Southgate for second England chance after Iceland debacle

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Manchester City star Phil Foden is delighted to get a second chance with the national team ahead of Euro 2020.

Foden and Manchester United youngster Mason Greenwood were sent home in disgrace before a World Cup Qualifier against Iceland.

But the midfielder, who enjoyed an excellent season at club level, is now back in the squad ahead of the European Championships.

"I made a massive mistake," said Foden.

"But Gareth [Southgate - England manager] said if I keep doing well and performing I should get another opportunity.

"I had to work hard for it but there are not many managers who would give you another opportunity, so I have to thank Gareth a lot for giving me another chance.

"Gareth is great. He talks to everyone. He lets you know how he is feeling about you and where you can improve.

"I've had a couple of conversations with him. He's always putting his arm around players, which is important."

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