Harry Kane’s favourite player will be Liverpool sensation Trent Alexander-Arnold after England’s masterclass showed him what he’s missing at Tottenham.
That’s the verdict of ex-Leeds United and Coventry City striker Noel Whelan as he assessed the difference between Kane for club and country.
The centre-forward, 26, banged in a hat-trick before his second-half substitution for England in their 7-0 thrashing of Montenegro last night as he moved to fifth in the all-time scoring list for the national side.
Kane has been less prolific of late for Tottenham, with one goal in his last five Premier League matches, and Whelan believes this is due to the delivery from out wide.
“Harry will love playing with England because they’re on the front foot and creating so many chances,” Whelan told Football Insider. “You look at Trent Alexander-Arnold on the right and he’s Kane’s favourite player right now, you can bet your life – whipping in brilliant crosses on the overlap and from deep.
“You’ve also got Ben Chilwell on the other side and that’s a big difference to the quality at Tottenham at the moment.
“They’re changing right-back every game for the simple reason Mauricio Pochettino doesn’t think they’re good enough, and Danny Rose on the other side is not the player he was.
“For England, the full-backs are high up the pitch and can cross the ball better than most wingers. Kane won’t want to go back to Tottenham.”
Kane has still managed to maintain his outstanding scoring record for Tottenham this season, banging in 10 goals from 15 matches in all competitions.