Harry Kane starts for Tottenham Hotspur Champions League final

Champions League final team news: Tottenham striker Harry Kane has been named in the starting line-up for the showdown with Liverpool in Madrid.

Harry Kane has not played for the Spurs since injuring his ankle in the first leg of the quarter-final with Manchester City in April   -  GETTY IMAGES

Tottenham striker Harry Kane has been named in the starting line-up for the Champions League final showdown with Liverpool.

The England international has not played since injuring his ankle in the first leg of the quarter-final with Manchester City in April, which Spurs won on away goals after a 4-4 aggregate draw.

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Lucas Moura, whose hat-trick in the semifinal second leg against Ajax sent Spurs to Madrid, has been dropped to the bench.

 

Midfielder Harry Winks, who also last appeared in the 1-0 win over City in north London, is also in the starting XI.

 

Liverpool starts with Roberto Firmino in attack after the Brazil forward was passed fully fit following a muscular problem. Georginio Wijnaldum, one of the heroes of the semifinal comeback win over Barcelona at Anfield, is alongside Fabinho and Jordan Henderson in midfield.

Trent Alexander-Arnold becomes the first player under 21 years of age to start consecutive Champions League finals.