England’s Harry Kane fit to face US, says Gareth Southgate

England captain Harry Kane has been given the all-clear to face america in England’s World Cup Group B conflict in Al Khor on Friday after shaking off an ankle knock, supervisor Gareth Southgate confirmed.

Kane took a blow to his ankle simply earlier than halftime in England’s opening 6-2 win over Iran on Monday and was substituted late within the second half. He had scans on Wednesday however Southgate stated there was no critical harm and the striker was match to face the People.

“He’s good. He’s labored just a little bit extra individually immediately, however he’ll be again in with the crew tomorrow and all good for the sport,” Southgate advised ITV in an interview.

“We simply checked him out simply to see. I feel, typically, if you’re treating issues, it’s necessary to know precisely what’s there and that was all good.

“It’s not a lot the ankle, it’s extra the foot. It was a poor problem, actually, however I feel it’s one which, fortuitously, we’ve bought away with moderately frivolously.”

Kane has scored 51 objectives for England and desires simply two extra to equal Wayne Rooney’s all-time file so his absence would have been a significant blow to their probabilities in Qatar .

“I used to be (holding my breath) when he went down on the pitch, however as soon as he’d carried on taking part in, every part has been good,” stated Southgate, whose facet will qualify for the final 16 with a sport to spare in the event that they beat america.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *