Players will help Harry Kane with England captaincy, says Gary Cahill

Players will help Harry Kane with England captaincy, says Gary Cahill

First-half goals from Gary Cahill and captain Harry Kane helped England to victory at Wembley Stadium in their penultimate warm-up match before taking on Tunisia, Panama and Belgium in Group G in Russian Federation.

The Everton player saw out 90 minutes in Saturday's 2-1 win over Nigeria and Martyn said clarity over Southgate's pecking order would help the performance of either Pickford or Jack Butland when England's World Cup campaign starts against Tunisia on June 18.

He said: "It was very tough, it was a hard night, a hard moment, but when you reflect, we have to look at the positives and how well we have done in the Champions League campaign".

Elsewhere on Saturday, England's big group rivals in Russia, Belgium, were held to a 0-0 stalemate by Portugal, while Sweden and Denmark also played out a goalless draw.

"I've really enjoyed it, it's been really good", he added.

An FA administrative error meant that the Tottenham Hotspur striker appeared to be one of the heaviest players at the World Cup, with only Panama defender Roman Torres - at 99kg - weighing more. "I am not going to sit here and make that an excuse for what happened in the Euros", he said.

Meanwhile, England's opening World Cup opponents Tunisia continued their preparations for Russian Federation 2018 on Friday, with a draw against Turkey. You have got to have belief in the group all the time and believe you can reach the heights.

Martyn never played at a World Cup and was 33 by the time he made his first appearance at a major worldwide tournament during Euro 2000. "I think it is a good thing that I can get straight back to business".

"That was really important to the way we want to play".

"We can't afford to lose such a talented kid to England, it's better we put up a fight than to let him go, I will do my best to persuade him to switch allegiance". "We have a great group of lads who want be fearless and give it everything they have got".

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