Tim Sherwood informed the talkSPORT Breakfast present earlier at the moment that Tottenham merely can’t win with out Harry Kane – and he’s proper.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola as soon as known as Spurs the ‘Harry Kane staff’ – and he was proper, too.
The England captain demonstrated his significance as soon as once more on Sunday, profitable and scoring a penalty as Spurs returned to profitable methods with a 2-Zero victory at Aston Villa.
Spurs are nonetheless languishing in sixth place and the Carabao Cup remaining towards Manchester City subsequent month represents their solely probability of silverware this season.
However in mild of the exceptional stats we’re about to indicate you, we now have to ask: the place would they be with out Kane?
Regardless of one other regarding ankle harm, the Tottenham talisman has solely missed two Premier League matches this season, each of which resulted in defeat with out scoring for Jose Mourinho’s males.
And that’s no marvel, given what number of of Tottenham’s objectives Kane has been answerable for this season.
Staggeringly, out of their 49 league objectives, the striker has both scored or assisted 30 of them (17 objectives, 13 assists).
It means Kane has been concerned in 61.22% of Tottenham’s whole league objectives, making him much more essential than every other participant is to their staff – by a long way.
Involvement in staff’s whole Premier League objectives
7. Jack Grealish – 41.03% (Aston Villa)
6. Mohamed Salah – 41.67% (Liverpool)
5. David McGoldrick – 43.75% (Sheffield United)
4. Patrick Bamford – 44.44% (Leeds)
3. Bruno Fernandes – 46.43% (Manchester United)
2. Callum Wilson – 53.57% (Newcastle)
1. Harry Kane – 61.22% (Tottenham)
talkSPORT host Jason Cundy not too long ago known as Manchester United ‘Bruno FC’, highlighting their obvious reliance on Bruno Fernandes.
Nevertheless, because the stats present, we actually must be shouting ‘Kane FC’ at Tottenham, given their reliance on him in comparison with United with Fernandes.
Such is Kane’s affect, former Spurs supervisor Sherwood believes the membership can nonetheless qualify for the Champions League and win the Carabao Cup – if the striker stays match.
“Harry Kane is world class,” Sherwood mentioned. “They’ve been lucky to solely miss him for 2 video games this 12 months.
“The 2 video games have been Brighton and Chelsea and so they misplaced 1-Zero in each. You can’t win with out Harry Kane.
“If he stays match, they’ve obtained each probability of ending within the prime 4 and, we all know it’s going to be troublesome, however profitable the Carabao Cup.”