Former Spurs midfielder,and now Sky Sports pundit, Jamie Redknapp believes man of the moment Harry Kane would be the perfect England captain as Gareth Southgate decides on a permanent successor to Wayne Rooney.
The Everton man announced his immediate retirement from international football in September, having not played for England since November 2016. Rooney’s departure has left the door open for Kane along with other candidates, namely Jordan Henderson and Gary Cahill, to become Gareth Southgates captain on a permanent basis.
Kane led the team against Slovenia at Wembley last night,and was on hand to score an injury time winner to confirm England’s spot at next summers World Cup in Russia
And Redknapp, himself with 17 England caps, believes Gareth Southgate needs to look no further than our on fire hitman.
“You’ve got Jordan Henderson who’s the captain of Liverpool, I like Jordan a lot,” Redknapp told Omnisport News Agency.
“You’ve obviously got Gary Cahill at Chelsea, a good leader. But personally I think it’s got to be Harry Kane, for me. Best player we’ve got. Great striker, in top form, nice boy, he’s not the sort of guy who’s going to court any controversy.
“I think he’ll be the ideal candidate. It’s up to Gareth. History suggests somebody like Harry Kane would be perfect to be the England captain.”
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