Rooney joins Harry Kane fan club ahead of Lithuania game

Wayne Rooney England friendly

The Tottenham forward could make his England debut alongside the Manchester United star tonight.

Spurs star Harry Kane has already made an impression on England captain Wayne Rooney, with the Premier League hotshot, who boasts 29 goals in all competitions this year, receiving some favourable statements from his skipper in Thursday's press conference.

The 21-year-old has only been training with Rooney and the rest of England's finest for a few days, but it's not a surprise to find out that he has more than held his own in that illustrious group.

Rooney himself was of course a young man when he made his international debut for England, when he featured as a 17-year-old against Australia in 2003. He then went on to star in the European Championships in Portugal in 2004, becoming England's youngest ever goalscorer, and it may be that the Manchester United striker could be about to see Kane make a similar impression ahead of next summer's Euro finals in France.

"The season he's had has been incredible," the Manchester United man said of Kane. "His first season in the Premier League, to score the goals he's scored, and his performances have been excellent. He fully deserves his call-up to the squad.

"We've seen over the last few days (in training) that he's a goalscorer. If he has a chance, he'll finish. It's great for English football to have someone scoring goals the way he is."

Kane is now set to make his debut at some point over England's next two games, and the Spurs favourite will be eager to make the same impression for his country as he has for his club this season.

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