FURIOUS Gareth Southgate will tell his England players to stop embarrassing themselves.

Tammy Abraham, Ben Chilwell and Jadon Sancho were pictured breaking Covid rules by going to a party – despite six people being the limit of socialising.

England's Chelsea duo Tammy Abraham and Ben Chilwell were at the party, breaching the rule of six

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England’s Chelsea duo Tammy Abraham and Ben Chilwell were at the party, breaching the rule of six
England's Borussia Dortmund attacker Jadon Sancho was also at the gathering

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England’s Borussia Dortmund attacker Jadon Sancho was also at the gathering
Three Lions' boss Gareth Southgate says his players must adapt to the situation

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Three Lions’ boss Gareth Southgate says his players must adapt to the situationCredit: Rex Features

Southgate will hammer home the point to the players at a team meeting at St George’s Park ahead of Thursday’s match with Wales.

Mason Greenwood and Phil Foden broke lockdown rules in Iceland by inviting two women to their hotel.

Southgate was already planning to address his squad that includes several uncapped and inexperienced players.

The England boss will not “read the riot act” to his players but will warn them firmly they have to behave.

All the players will be tested for coronavirus today before having a light training session because so many players were in Premier League action yesterday.

‘STRANGE ENVIRONMENT’

Last week Southgate said: “I guess what I would say is that players who have worked with us for a long time know how we operate and know that we won’t duck decisions.

“What we found in the last camp was lots of new players coming in so I think that maybe as a reminder when you have got lots of new players that you have to be a little more… not assuming that people are going to understand how you work and pick it up from the rest of the group.

“In what we are dealing with at the moment the interaction with the group is more difficult.

“Players are not allowed to sit so long together and chat.

“It’s hard for senior players to mentor younger ones in quite the same way because we are having to sit in masks all the time, we can only sit together for 15 minutes.

England axed Phil Foden and Mason Greenwood after they broke lockdown rules by inviting girls back to the team hotel in Iceland

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England axed Phil Foden and Mason Greenwood after they broke lockdown rules by inviting girls back to the team hotel in IcelandCredit: Reuters

“We are having to socially distance. It’s a really strange environment and not so easy for players coming in.

“But I think always, you have to work at culture. It never is embedded forever, Its constantly evolving.

“The team group is constantly evolving as players come and go.

“So you have always got to keep affecting that, keep addressing that and we will discuss the shirt, what it means to wear the shirt and some reminders on how we work but that’s not a case of reading the riot act.

“That’s a case of asking the players what sort of team they want to be involved in and be a part of and I think they have shown so many positives over the last years but we had not been together for 10 months.

“We addressed some of that last time round but obviously when something like what has happened has happened we have to revisit that.”

England face Wales in a friendly before Nations League matches against Belgium on Sunday and Denmark three days later.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Buyako Saka, Harvey Barnes and Dean Henderson  are hoping to win their first caps.

England footballers Ben Chilwell and Jadon Sancho filmed at surprise birthday party for Tammy Abraham



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