Harry Kane hopes to lead England line despite coaches’ burnout fears

Harry Kane hopes to lead England line despite coaches’ burnout fears

10-Oct-2018 21:30:07 | Guardian

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Harry Kane hopes to convince Gareth Southgate to allow him to start England’s Nations League games against Croatia and Spain despite concerns within the coaching set-up over burnout.

The England staff have been measuring the World Cup Golden Boot winner’s workload through training at St George’s Park this week, with Kane retiring inside early on Tuesday. Kane has begun 67 games since the beginning of last season and Southgate rested him for the start for last month’s friendly against Switzerland. The striker came off the bench for the last 29 minutes.

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