Ex-Premier League star hits back at Lord Sugar criticism of Tottenham's Harry Kane

Harry Kane Meme

Tottenham striker Harry Kane netted in the club's win over Manchester City.

Harry Kane scored a penalty to set Tottenham Hotspur on their way to a win away at Manchester City.

The striker is in form and full of confidence, playing a key role in helping his side to within two points of the summit of the Premier League table.

Yet his performance at The Etihad still attracted the ire of former Spurs chairman Lord Sugar, who felt the need to criticise his passing.

Sugar was neatly shut down by a former Premier League forward, Jan Aage Fjortoft, who offered him a reminder of why his complaint matters little.

Kane completed 26 passes in the win over City, 80 per cent of his total attempts, a better rate than opposing striker Sergio Aguero who recorded 68 per cent.

The City game was an improvement on Kane's season average of 73 per cent passes completed, making it an odd game for Sugar to criticise him for, even if he did not create any chances. This season he has made 31 key passes in 26 league games.

Yet as Fjortoft points out, even if Kane's passing was considerably worse, the goals Kane scores makes him so important to the team - irreplaceable in fact.

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