Gareth Southgate took charge of his first game as the permanent England boss on Wednesday in the 1-0 friendly defeat against Germany.
Despite the result, Southgate drew praise from his peers for using a three-man defence effectively, similar to the formation Antonio Conte has brought in at Chelsea.
A host of injuries could force Southgate to revert back to a more recognisable 4-4-2 in England's World Cup qualifier against Lithuania today (5pm).
Gareth Southgate is set to make a number of changes against Lithuania
Paul Scholes wants Gareth Southgate to build an identity with England
But Manchester United legend Scholes wants to see the England boss carve out a new style for the Three Lions.
"If he [Southgate] feels that's the right way to go, I think it's a really good way of playing," Scholes told BBC's Sportsweek.
"Over the past few years we seem to copy whoever is doing well, whether it's Spain or Germany.
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"There was a spell when academies were copying what even Belgium were trying to do.
"I think it's about time now that Gareth and his staff brought an identity to English football and the national team that we can be proud of.
"It's going to be difficult and it will take a little bit of time, but if he's playing this way and England are being successful then that's what it's all about."