Harry Kane to captain England against Scotland

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Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane will captain England in Saturday’s global Cup qualifier in opposition to Scotland in Glasgow, supervisor Gareth Southgate introduced on Friday.
With Wayne Rooney having again been omitted, England do now not currently have a permanent captain and Southgate said Kane, 23, would put on the armband at Hampden Park.
“Harry Kane will captain the aspect the following day,” Southgate informed newshounds at Hampden. “I’ve shared the leadership round and that’s been critical for us as a group. humans said there had been a lack of leaders. I don’t suppose that’s the case.
“Harry’s one of some of human beings I ought to have given the possibility to. multiple others have already accomplished it and i wanted to give him that boost for day after today’s game.”
Kane will be making his first appearance beneath Southgate, having missed England’s last six video games due to numerous accidents.
talking earlier this week, Kane stated he did now not suppose it turned into too early for him to take on the captaincy.
“For me individually, I don’t think so,” stated the Spurs striker, the most advantageous League’s pinnacle scorer in each of the last  seasons.
“I’ve been captain for Spurs some instances. You wear an armband and it receives built up lots to be a captain.
“it's far a great issue, however on this team –- and in this day and age –- there ought to be greater than simply one leader out there.
“Any participant growing up as a footballer dreams of being England captain one day and i am no one of a kind.”
asked how Kane had reacted to the information, Southgate replied: “He changed into quite happy (thrilled). It’s a top notch honour for any participant and their circle of relatives.”
England are pinnacle of UEFA qualifying organization F, four factors clean of 2nd-region Slovakia and six factors above fourth-place Scotland.
Liverpool proper-returned Nathaniel Clyne and Leicester town striker Jamie Vardy have each withdrawn from England’s squad thru damage.

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