Eddie gives England a Stevie G up
The Sunday Mirror|January 23, 2022
COACH JONES: YOUNG VILLA BOSS IS IMPRESSIVE AND HELPED MY FOCUS
NEIL SQUIRES

EDDIE JONES' England have turned to Steven Gerrard - and a psychologist who has worked with psychopaths - to help make them a Six Nations force again.

Last season's fifth-place finish was an embarrassment to the most lavishly resourced nation in the championship, so head coach Jones has left no stone unturned in his quest to avoid a repeat.

As well as a squad overhaul, which saw six uncapped players named last week, the England chief has been busy studying how other coaches work.

“I was lucky enough to visit Aston Villa and met with Steve Gerrard - I've been getting around and trying to pick up a bit of information on how we can do things better," said Jones (below).

"He was very impressive for a young coach, very mature beyond his age. You can see, in the way he conducts himself at Villa, that he is going to be a very good coach in the future.

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