The ace striker of England football team Harry Kane is returning back to the squad with a bang as he has been named in the 27-men England squad for UEFA Nations League final match which is scheduled to be held at Estádio do Dragão on June 9, 2019.
The 25-year-old Kane had been sidelined from the game since April 9 following his severe ankle injury but now he has recovered well and is fit to play UEFA Nations League final and Champions League final also. Before performing his best for England in Nations league Kane will prepare himself for Tottenham Hotspur squad which is going to play its final Champions League match against Liverpool FC on June 2, 2019.
Apart from Harry Kane, outstanding midfielder of Tottenham Harry Winks has also been selected for the England Nation’s League squad. Not only this, Southampton forward Nathan Redmond, James Ward Prowse and Xinhua have also paved their ways for Nations League final showdown. While injured Chelsea duo Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Callum Hudson-Odoi have been ruled out from the squad and so Redmond and Ward Prowse were roped in as their replacements.
The head coach of England National Football Team Gareth Southgate expressed his thoughts on the return of injured English professional by saying,” he is working towards being fit, and we have got to see how that progresses. Clearly, he is a player we would want to give every opportunity to, his goal-scoring record for us is phenomenally high and he is the captain of the team”. England’s coach is keeping his finger crossed about the progression in player’s health. As there is a risk of losing brilliant players in future and not to replace them back again for the upcoming crucial matches.
Moreover, England will next face Netherlands in the semi-finals of the ongoing UEFA tournament on June 6.
Here is the complete list of England squad for 2019 UEFA Nations League finals:
Goalkeepers: Jack Butland, Tom Heaton and Jordan Pickford
Defenders: Trent Alexander-Arnold, Ben Chilwell, Joe Gomez, Michael Keane, Harry Maguire, Danny Rose, John Stones, Kyle Walker and Kieran Trippier.
Midfielders: Ross Barkley, Fabian Delph, Dele Alli, Eric Dier, Jordan Henderson, Declan Rice, James Ward-Prowse and Harry Winks.
Forwards: Harry Kane, Jesse Lingard, Nathan Redmond, Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho, Raheem Sterling and Callum Wilson.