Liverpool aren’t within the hunt for Harry Kane, however perhaps they need to be.
The Tottenham star’s £150million price ticket, more than likely to be met by Manchester City or Chelsea, might be the most important impediment between him and a transfer to Anfield.
Nevertheless, Danny Mills believes Kane slots into the Reds beginning XI higher than any of his potential suitors.
For quite a few seasons, Roberto Firmino has performed one thing akin to a false-nine function for Jurgen Klopp, sacrificing his personal purpose tally to create for Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane.
Kane is a striker who can do each, ending the 2020/21 marketing campaign high of the charts for each objectives and assists after thriving in a deeper function at Spurs.
Questions had been requested of Firmino throughout Liverpool’s failed title defence final season – and the Brazilian was dropped for Diogo Jota at one level.
Former Leeds and England defender Mills believes that’s the space the place Liverpool should strengthen.
“They need to look to signal an out-and-out centre-forward,” Mills instructed talkSPORT.
“Kane could be them completely with the way in which he performs in that barely deeper function, the nine-and-a-half place, the place he drops in on occasion.
“For those who had Mane taking place one facet, Salah taking place the opposite, Kane within the center – the possibilities he would create for them and himself could be excellent.
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“He’s not going there, I don’t suppose. However it could be the proper match.
“Son is a incredible participant, however taking part in with two high quality gamers both facet of him, with Jota there as properly, that might be unbelievable.
“When it comes to a match, that’s one of the best match. Do I believe he’ll go there? No.”