England manager Gareth Southgate has provided an update on Harry Kane ahead of tomorrow’s match against the USA, claiming that ‘it would be a brave decision’ to leave out his captain for the second match of their World Cup campaign.

The Tottenham Hotspur forward picked up an ankle knock in his side’s 6-2 win over Iran on Monday and did not train on Tuesday which led to him undergoing a scan on his right ankle to assess any potential damage to the joint (Sky Sports).

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Kane played on until the 75th minute but was seen leaving the stadium with a slight limp and his right ankle lightly strapped.

The scans came back clear allowing the 29-year-old to resume training with his team-mates with his recovery having been assisted by his personal physio Dr. Alejandro Elorriaga Claraco (Daily Mail).

Southgate said: “Harry is good. It would be a brave decision to leave him out of the starting line up.”

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Tottenham fans will especially be breathing a sigh of relief after Kane escaped the type of injury that has previously plagued his career.  Thankfully, the England captain is ready to resume his aim of securing a second Golden Boot and will be hoping to remain injury free ahead of his return to Tottenham when they face Brentford on Boxing Day.

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