England must believe Russian Federation will be different - Kane

England show their strengths and weaknesses against Nigeria

England show their strengths and weaknesses against Nigeria

That would have made Kane the second-heaviest player at the World Cup this summer, but England's Football Association told the Daily Mail that Kane's weight should have been listed at 89 kg (196 pounds).

"The main thing is to believe it can be different", he said at England's media day on Tuesday.

Harry Kane has urged his England team-mates to put the negativity that has blighted previous campaigns behind them as a new-look squad look to make an impact at the World Cup in Russian Federation.

"Of course I won't let the opportunity of being at a World Cup pass me by". We weigh most days when we get up and that's normally my fighting weight.

"We play like that against any team in the world we are going to cause them problems, so that's what we've got to try and do".

Next up for Southgate and co is the visit of Costa Rica to the national stadium on Thursday night.

"The Chelsea skipper opened the scoring after just seven minutes, powering home a trademark header after escaping the attentions of former Blue, John Mikel Obi, to meet a Kieran Trippier corner". Probably they haven't got that quality in midfield, I would say.

"To be honest I didn't really feel that in the last camp [Euro 2016]; it was pretty relaxed in the last camp as well".

Southgate has yet to settle on his preferred starting team and fielded Jesse Lingard alongside fellow attacking midfielder Dele Alli on Saturday, providing England with pace and creativity that led to a string of first-half chances.

Pope was quoted as saying by the Lancashire Telegraph: "I've really enjoyed it, it's been really good".

"It was good to get some minutes on the weekend and I'm fully refreshed".

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