James Milner was in fine form in his latest England training session – finding the net with this stunning strike, which flew past goalkeeper Jack Butland before he’d barely moved.
The England players were practising ahead of their upcoming Euro 2016 qualifiers against San Marino and Switzerland, as they look to seal qualification for next summer’s tournament in France.
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Liverpool fans will be hoping to see a little bit more of this kind of finishing from the 29-year-old in the Premier League this month. Milner scored twice in pre-season but is yet to get off the mark in four league matches – while the Reds have only managed two goals in total.
The former Manchester City man, who scored eight goals last season, has only found the net once in 54 appearances for his country – with his single goal coming against Moldova in 2012.
But on this evidence, the San Marino goalkeeper is going to have quite a lot to worry about…