ENGLAND: GARETH SOUTHGATE IMPRESSED BY HIS SIDE

England manager Gareth Southgate says his frontline is as exciting as any team in the world.

World Cup Golden Boot winner Harry Kane scored a hat-trick in Saturday’s 4-0 win over Bulgaria, with Raheem Sterling netting the other and Marcus Rashford playing alongside them.

Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho, 19, came off the bench at Wembley.

“We’re in a healthy position,” said Southgate before Tuesday’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Kosovo at St Mary’s.

England are top of their qualifying group for next summer’s European Championship with three wins from three – but they are only one point above Kosovo going into Tuesday’s match in Southampton (19:45 BST).

Captain Kane, 26, has scored 25 times in 40 caps, and twice won the Premier League Golden Boot with his goals for Tottenham.

Manchester City winger Sterling, 24, has seven goals in six games for club and country this season, while Manchester United’s Rashford, 21, has already scored seven goals for England.

Since moving to Bundesliga side Dortmund in 2017, Sancho has scored 17 and set up 27 goals in 60 appearances.

“They’re as exciting as anything,” said Southgate.

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