Welsh fans want England to win Euro 2020, says ex Wales international James Collins
The former Wales international James Collins has claimed Wales fans want England to win Euro 2020.
The retired footballer, who played for Cardiff City and West Ham, and won 51 caps for his country, was speaking on the FootballJOE podcast ahead of England’s clash with Germany for a place in the quarter finals.
Collins originally predicted that England would lose their tie to Germany 2-1, but then scrapped that prediction and backed them to win by the same score.
James Collins: “You know what. I’ll take it back, 2-1 England… I don’t want any of that ‘I don’t want England to win’, because I really do, do you know what I mean?
“If Wales don’t go and win it, I’m supporting England as far as they can go.”
Former England international Joe Cole said: “Likewise mate – let’s stick together.”
"That's all the talk, that Wales fans don't want England to win, they do." 😮
"Raheem will score, Wembley will go wild. The country will erupt. Summer will start." 🏴
Joe Cole and James Collins give their predictions ahead of England vs Germany at #Euro2020
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Collins added: “Exactly, 100%. There’s no divide, do you know what I mean? That’s all the talk that Wales players or Wales fans don’t want England to win – they do.
“Do you know what I mean, if Wales get knocked out, we want to go and see England win it.
“Harry Kane needs to turn up, I think he obviously it’s been well documented that he’s struggled a little bit.
“I think big games, big players turn up and I’m expecting a big game from Harry on Tuesday night.”