Gabby Agbonlahor has revealed why he turned down strikes to Arsenal and Tottenham with a purpose to keep at Aston Villa.
Throughout Villa’s battle for a Champions League spot within the late 2000s, Agbonlahor thought becoming a member of the Gunners or Spurs would have been a ‘sideways’ profession transfer.
The previous England ahead remained at Villa, however didn’t win any silverware throughout his 13-year enjoying profession, with Martin O’Neill’s aspect ending as excessive as sixth within the Premier League.
Harry Kane is in an analogous place now with the striker, who’s but to win a trophy at Tottenham, being linked with a £150million switch to Man City this summer time.
Whereas discussing whether or not Kane ought to keep or depart, Agbonlahor advised talkSPORT: “Throughout my profession, there was a time I may have gone to Spurs or Arsenal, however at the moment, they had been on the identical degree as Aston Villa.
“I wouldn’t have left to go sideways wherever once I was stepping into the England squads with Aston Villa and we had been pushing for the highest 4.
“In order dangerous because it sounds, nobody that was higher than Villa on the time needed me. So I didn’t get that check.
“But it surely’s a very totally different situation for Harry Kane. He’s among the best strikers on this planet in the mean time.
“He may go to any membership he needed to. I don’t suppose anybody would flip down having Harry Kane.”