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Stan Collymore: I think this Tottenham player will start against Scotland

By Amir Mir

Stan Collymore believes England manager Gareth Southgate will start Tottenham striker Harry Kane against Scotland.

Broadcaster Collymore has backed Southgate’s men to beat their old rivals 2-0 in the World Cup qualifier on Friday night at Wembley.

England top group F with seven points from their opening three games, while Gordon Strachan’s side have four points.

They meet on Friday in what will be a feisty encounter as former Premier League player Collymore gave his thoughts on the fixture.

“I think he will bring Harry Kane into the side, who scored in the north London derby to lead the line,” Collymore told Boyle Sports. “But, I’m going to go for England to win the game 2-0.”

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Kane returned to first-team action in the north London derby at the weekend as he scored a penalty for Spurs in the 1-1 draw at the Emirates.

Now, the 23-year-old will turn his attention to international duty as he aims to guide his country to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Kane suffered a disappointing Euro campaign in the summer when he failed to find the back of the net as Roy Hodgson’s side were dumped out by minnows Iceland.

In other Tottenham team news, this report details when Toby Alderweireld will return to first-team action for Spurs.