Pundit makes 'huge' claim about Kane joining Chelsea amid Conte latest at Tottenham
Paul Robinson has insisted Harry Kane is not to blame for Tottenham failing to register a single shot on target against Everton.
Speaking exclusively to Football Insider, the former White Hart Lane number one instead pointed the finger at those failing to provide the 28-year-old with adequate service.
Spurs failed register a shot on target for the second consecutive game at Goodison Park on Sunday. (OptaJoe)
Kane has scored just once in his 10 Premier League appearances this season – his worst ever start to a campaign.
Robinson claimed Conte can take “a huge amount of credit” if he helps Kane rediscover his best form.
“It’s not Harry Kane’s fault that there was no shots on target again,” he told Football Insider. “It’s about the service he gets.
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“One thing Antonio Conte talked about was the quality of player Kane is. I’m sure he’s looking forward to working with him.
“Where Kane is now and where Kane can go, the manager can take a huge amount of credit if he gets him back to his best.
“If there was one player he could have signed at Chelsea, it was Harry Kane. He has spoken very highly of him.
“I think he’ll get Kane back working insider the 18-yard box. We know Kane can drop deep but he is most effective in front of goal. What the manager will do it get him back in those positions.
“If Kane was at City this year he would have scored 20 goals already. It’s now about Spurs creating those opportunities for Kane. Can they give him that service?”