Harry Kane cannot be compared to the likes of Mohamed Salah, Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo as he is not skilful enough, according to Spurs legend David Ginola.
Kane scored his third goal in his last seven matches on Monday night, in a 2-0 defeat of Watford at Wembley and baring a capitulation of biblical sorts it all but secures the club a top four finish and qualification for next season’s Champions League.
Kane continued to look well below his usual high standards since returning early from injury, and it appears he is suffering his first real extended period of poor form since breaking onto the scene in 2014/15.
The article says there has been suggestions that he has been rushed back from injury and is still returning to full fitness, and on Monday night he missed various chances to add to his tally against the Hornets – including one opportunity which rolled through his legs as he set himself up to shoot into an open net from one yard out.
The article adds that there isn’t a doubt that the goals will start flowing again for Kane before too long, however Ginola feels he needs to provide more for Spurs when he is struggling to score.
Speaking to the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast on talkSPORT, Ginola said: “The main problem with Harry Kane is, when he is not on the goal sheet, his impact on the game with his team is not as relevant as what it was before.If he doesn’t score, he doesn’t have the same impact upon the team.”
The article goes on to say that when asked about the comparisons between Kane and the likes of Neymar, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, Ginola made it clear Kane cannot be ranked alongside the trio.He added: “You can’t put Harry Kane on the same level… it’s impossible!Because when it comes to talking about skills, skills are something you learn.
Ginola went on to say: “The talent of scoring goals and the talent to be able to do things with the football are different.If you take [Diego] Maradona, Ronaldinho… they were the most skilful players around – they could do things with the football other professional players could only dream about.
“Harry Kane is not capable of doing things like Messi and Ronaldo do with a football, in terms of his quick feet.”And Mohamed Salah?
“Salah can do things Harry can’t,” :Ginola concluded
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