Three Lions’ Captain Harry Kane to start against Nigeria at Wembley

Three Lions’ Captain Harry Kane to start against Nigeria at Wembley

Harry Kane will make history in Russia when he becomes the youngest player to captain England at a World Cup, the Spurs’ star will start against Super Eagles on Saturday.

England Manager Gareth Southgate earlier named the 24-year-old meticulous professional the Captain ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup.


Meanwhile, another Tottenham’s player Eric Dier is likely to anchor England’s midfield in Henderson’s absence while Trippier will be given the opportunity to nail down a right wing-back position for which Alexander-Arnold now provides genuine competition.

Predicted line-up

England (3-5-2): Jordan Pickford; Kyle Walker; John Stones, Harry Maguire; Kieran Trippier, Dele Alli, Eric Dier, Jesse Lingard, Danny Rose; Harry Kane[C], Raheem Sterling.

Culled @EveningStandard

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