Macca told the FourFourTwo magazine: “We have to play like an England team in the English way and not try to replicate any other team.
“We must recognise we have a different culture to every other nation and we have to bring that on to the pitch and play to our strengths.
“We have to take the best ingredients from the Premiership in to the England side.
“Why were Middlesbrough successful in Europe last season? Because foreign teams don’t like playing English teams at a high tempo.”