England may very well be set for a World Cup blow with Harry Kane requiring a scan on an ankle damage.
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’s not but recognized whether or not the damage will hold him out of the Three Lions’ second group recreation in opposition to 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 damage to Kane, saying: “I feel Harry’s nice.
“It regarded 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 might do this.
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Even when the scan exhibits up nothing critical, Southgate could now select to relaxation Kane in opposition to 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 will be a major blow to lose the Tottenham star, although. He didn’t get himself on the scoresheet in opposition to Iran however he laid on assists for Rashford and Raheem Sterling.
He’s additionally a confirmed scorer at main tournaments having scored six instances on the 2018 World Cup and one other 4 at Euro 2020.