West Ham fans rage at Southgate’s refusal to use Antonio

When Michail Antonio was called up by then England manager Sam Allardyce many welcomed the move.

Antonio is a man in form for West Ham despite the rest of his club side floundering, and so it was refreshing to see a player picked on form rather than reputation for the World Cup qualifier against Slovakia a little while ago.

The former Nottingham Forest man did not, however, feature and so he had to wait for this international break to see if he’d make his Three Lions debut.

A lot of water has passed under the bridge since then, of course. Allardyce has been dismissed whilst Gareth Southgate has come in as an interim boss. Antonio, even with the chopping and changing, was still called up, though, but once again failed to get any game time with many wanting to see him on the pitch.

He’s been arguably one of the best English players in the Premier League this season and yet he didn’t get a minute, leaving fans up in arms on Twitter, here are some of the best reactions…

Article title: West Ham fans rage at Southgate’s refusal to use Antonio

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