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Coach Gareth Southgate says England captain Harry Kane might be match to play in opposition to the USA on the World Cup on Friday.
The striker suffered an ankle harm early within the second half of Monday’s opening sport 6-2 victory over Iran in desk B after which changed.
“Harry is ok. He labored a bit other than the workforce however all was effectively for Friday night time,” Southgate mentioned.
“He scanned [on Wednesday] to ensure every part is okay.”
Tottenham’s Kane has scored 51 objectives in 76 appearances for the Three Lions, two lower than Wayne Rooney’s 53.
In the meantime, Manchester United defender Harry Maguire is feeling “significantly better” after being substituted on Monday as effectively.
“He was sick and it affected his eyesight,” Southgate instructed BBC Sport. “You are concerned about concussion proper then, however we have reviewed all of the footage and nothing, so he is in a great space.”
Defender Kyle Walker ramped up coaching and was able to play on Friday for his first sport since groin surgical procedure in October.
Striker Callum Wilson didn’t practice throughout a lightweight coaching session with the remainder of the reserves at England’s Al Wakrah coaching facility on Wednesday, however health just isn’t unsure.
Midfielder James Maddison, who missed the sport in opposition to Iran due to a knee harm, additionally didn’t practice.
England will qualify for the spherical of 16 in the event that they beat the USA, and Southgate added: “We wish to end qualifying as quickly as attainable.
“The primary purpose is to get out of the group.
“We’d like to do it on Friday, however the sport will not be like Monday.
“We have now to ensure that we get again to our authentic mentality as a result of the USA might be a extremely good sports activities, stress workforce, effectively organized and effectively skilled.
“They’ve fairly a couple of gamers that we all know from the Premier League they usually confirmed their greatest aspect within the first half in opposition to Wales.
“Monday was off to a fantastic begin and it has been reset to prepare for Friday.”
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