England given World Cup scare with Harry Kane set for ankle scan

England given World Cup scare with Harry Kane set for ankle scan

England might be set for a World Cup blow with Harry Kane requiring a scan on an ankle harm.

Kane took a heavy blow to the ankle within the 6-2 thrashing of Iran earlier than being changed by Callum Wilson within the second half.

It isn’t but identified whether or not the harm will hold him out of the Three Lions’ second group recreation towards USA on Friday, though we perceive he’s a significant doubt.

After their World Cup opener, England boss Gareth Southgate initially performed down fears over an harm to Kane, saying: “I feel Harry’s wonderful.

“It appeared like a foul sort out however he carried on within the recreation. We took him off as a result of we felt it was a second within the recreation we may try this.

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Even when the scan reveals up nothing critical, Southgate might now select to relaxation Kane towards the USA to guard him. If Kane can’t play, Wilson would vie for a beginning spot with Marcus Rashford, who scored within the win over Iran.

It might be a major blow to lose the Tottenham star, although. He didn’t get himself on the scoresheet towards Iran however he laid on assists for Rashford and Raheem Sterling.

He’s additionally a confirmed scorer at main tournaments having scored six occasions on the 2018 World Cup and one other 4 at Euro 2020.

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