England top brass are scrabbling around trying to find a new manager after Roy Hodgson quit after the humiliating 2-1 defeat to Iceland last month.
The likes of Sam Allardyce, Alan Pardew and Glenn Hoddle lead the domestic charge, with Jurgen Klinsmann and Arsene Wenger potential foreign options.
For whoever is appointed, Banks thinks the first job should be to replicate the team spirit shown by semi-finalists Wales at Euro 2016 and by his England team-mates 50 years ago when they won this country’s only major football prize.
“That’s the difference (team spirit),” he added. “We have lost it, definitely.