Gareth Southgate will name Harry Kane in his squad for Englands Nations League semi-final against the Netherlands, even though he has not played since Tottenhams Champions League victory over Manchester City on April 9, Sky Sports News understands.
Mauricio Pochettino is hopeful, Kane, who is recovering from angle ligament damage, will be fit to play some part against Liverpool in the Champions League Final on June 1 – just five days before Englands semi-final in Portugal.
To which Mourinho responded: He won what, what trophy? I admire the work of Mauricio and Jürgen, both deserve to achieve something great, and there is nothing greater than holding the Champions League, but one of them will lose.
But Southgate will still include Kane in an expanded England squad to be named at Wembley on Thursday lunchtime, even though its far from clear how much football – if any – Kane will be able to play in an England shirt next month.
The England players whose season ended on Sunday have almost a month off, others report three days before Nations League semi