Dele Alli has trained with the rest of the England squad ahead of Thursday’s meeting with Belgium despite being labelled doubtful with a thigh strain.

The Tottenham star was substituted during England’s first group game against Tunisia, which the Three Lions won 2-1 thanks to Harry Kane’s brace.

Kane was at it again in Sunday’s 6-1 victory over Panama, bagging a hat-trick, but Alli was ruled out with a thigh strain.

The 22-year-old has also been labelled a doubt for the Belgium match with reports suggesting he is struggling to recover in time for the final group game.

However, Sky Sports report that Alli trained with his teammates on Monday without sitting out any aspect of the session.

Against Panama, Alli was replaced by Chelsea youngster Ruben Loftus-Cheek, who did a capable job in midfield.

But manager Gareth Southgate may consider reintroducing Alli to face Belgium in order to add more of a significant goal threat.

Kieran Trippier looks set to retain his place on the right, while Kane has voiced his desire to start despite suggestions he could be rested for the knockout stages.



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