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Spurs striker Kane aiming to improve his England form

Harry Kane is likely to start for England against Scotland. Photo: PA

Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane is hoping he can use England's World Cup qualifier against Scotland this Saturday as an opportunity to improve his form for the national side.

An impressive end to the campaign saw Kane collect the Golden Boot for the second successive season after finishing with 29 goals in the Premier League. He has now scored over 20 goals in each of the last three seasons.

It's this form that the Spurs frontman is now hoping to build on in an England shirt, having so far managed only five goals in 17 appearances.

"Club football, you are in a rhythm all the time. You are playing week in, week out but for your country, it is not like that," said the Spurs striker, who netted 79 seconds into his March 2015 debut against Lithuania.

"You meet up every now and then. But it is something I have got to get used to. I want to get back playing, hopefully get back scoring.

"As a striker, you can always change that. Five in 17 isn't a terrible record but it is something I want to improve. Hopefully that can start at the weekend."

Marcus Rashford scored eleven times for Man United this season. Credit: PA

Meanwhile Kane's competition, Marcus Rashford, is ready to lead the line for England but accepts he will have to wait for his chance. Rashford became the youngest player to score on his England debut against Australia in 2016 but hasn't started a game for the Three Lions since.

"Of course it's difficult, but it always is," said Rashford, who has eight caps. "If it's not difficult there's a problem because it means there's not enough top players about. But there are top players and there's good competition."

The 19-year-old has become an integral part of Manchester United's side last season, having kept Wayne Rooney and Anthony Martial out of the side and deputising for the injured Zlatan Ibrahimovic. However Rashford believes he learns a lot from his England teammates.

"You're always improving when you come away with England. It's massive watching these forwards - the likes of Harry (Kane), Jermain (Defoe) and (Jamie) Vardy. They are top-quality forwards and just being in and around them is massive for my development."

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