Sources: England's Kane set for scan on ankle


DOHA, Qatar — England have suffered a big damage scare after it emerged Harry Kane will endure a scan on his proper ankle on Wednesday, sources have informed ESPN.

The 29-year-old was substituted with 14 minutes remaining of Monday’s 6-2 win over Iran after struggling a heavy sort out from Morteza Pouraliganji early within the second half and was pictured with strapping on his leg as he left the Khalifa Worldwide Stadium.

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Though supervisor Gareth Southgate insisted Kane was “fine” after the match, sources have confirmed that the England captain will endure a scan on Wednesday.

It’s unclear at this stage whether or not the scan is precautionary or a consequence of Kane feeling extra discomfort. England held a lightweight warm-down session at their Al Wakrah coaching base on Tuesday through which the gamers who began a day earlier in opposition to Iran didn’t function.

The Tottenham striker has a historical past of ankle ligament accidents, struggling them throughout each his 2018 and 2019 Premier League campaigns.

Kane has scored 51 objectives in 76 worldwide appearances and desires two to match Wayne Rooney’s England scoring report.

He received the Golden Boot as England reached the semifinals in Russia 4 years in the past however didn’t rating in opposition to Iran.

In different England information, James Maddison was lacking as soon as once more as he recovers from an ankle drawback whereas Callum Wilson, who changed Kane instead, skipped the out of doors session to focus on gymnasium work.

Harry Maguire can be being monitored after being substituted because of sickness.

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