Linekar names the two Tottenham players who should start for England at Euro 2016
By Coral Barry
Harry Kane and Dele Alli should be nailed-on England starters in the summer, according to Gary Lineker.
Kane and Alli have shown brightly this season for Spurs as the English youngsters attempt to led Tottenham to their first top-tier title since 1961 and they were in top form again against Aston Villa on Sunday.
Kane scored both goals in Spurs’ 2-0 win at Villa Park to lift him to 22 goals in all competitions this season and secured three vital points for Tottenham as they cut the gap to league leaders Leicester to just two points.
England travel to France to contest the European Championship in June as they bid to win the tournament for the first time in their history.
Ex-Tottenham striker Lineker, who scored 48 goals in 80 England appearances as a player, Tweeted during the game that he believes the Tottenham duo should be the first names on the Euros team-sheet.
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Both goals for Spurs have gone to Harry Kane. Both assists to Dele Alli. Both players musts for England's starting eleven.
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) March 13, 2016
Alli set up both of Kane’s strikes against Villa and has taken his Premier League assist tally to eight this season in addition to seven goals of his own.
His combination play with Kane for Spurs bodes well for the national team ahead of the summer tournament.
In other Tottenham news, the club are targeting summer moves for attacking duo Saido Berahino and Ousmane Dembele.