They have swapped their native Dutch head coach, Sarina Wiegman, with Englishman Mark Parsons – who took on the role just under a year ago after his club successes in America. The Newcastle United man is widely considered to be the best goal machine to have come out of his country. Bale, for instance, played seven minutes of Champions League football this season, coming on for three minutes against Paris Saint-Germain and four against Chelsea; Isco did not kick a ball in the entire competition.