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Bayliss wants an aggressive England for Ashes

New England head coach Trevor Bayliss wants to bring an extra edge to his side ahead of the Ashes.

Bayliss believes England need to be more aggressive if they are to get the better of their rivals from the Southern Hemisphere.

Trevor Bayliss wants to take on Australia head on. Credit: PA

"To be successful against Australia it's certainly not going to be by taking a backward step or allowing the Australians just to dictate terms," he said.

"You've got to get out and fight fire with fire, be positive and aggressive and individuals have to play their own natural game.

"They have been selected to play their way and that is what's going to be successful for them."