England manager Gareth Southgate has confirmed during an interview with ITV that Harry Kane will start against the Czech Republic.
Kane has struggled during the Three Lions’ opening two Euro 2020 fixtures, failing to have any real sort of influence against either Croatia or Scotland.
If the Tottenham striker were merely missing chances, you wouldn’t be so concerned – you know Kane will put one away sooner or later.
However, his threat has been completely nullified. Kane has hardly had a sniff at the tournament to date, which’ll be of great concern to England supporters.
Southgate’s strategy appears to be to play Kane through the difficult period and hope that he comes good eventually – just as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer did with Harry Maguire early on in the season.
That decision proved to be a wise one from Ole, and Southgate looks set to replicate it.
During an interview with ITV, Southgate confirmed that Kane would start in England’s final group fixture vs the Czech Republic.
Harry Kane 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗿𝘁 for England! 🏴🔊
— ITV Football (@itvfootball) June 20, 2021
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