Robbie Savage defends Harry Kane

Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane wins the 2015/16 Barclays Golden Boot Award, scoring 25 goals.

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has not been playing well for England at Euro 2016.

Tottenham's Harry Kane

Former Leicester City and Derby County midfielder Robbie Savage has defended Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane in The Mirror.

The Tottenham star has been in disappointing form for England at the ongoing European Championship in France so far.

In two appearances for the Three Lions at the Euro 2016 finals, the 22-year-old has created three chances, has a pass accuracy of 74% and a shot accuracy of 25%, and has won five headers and three dribbles.

Tottenham's Harry Kane

Kane headed into the prestigious competition on the back of a brilliant 2015-16 campaign for Spurs.

The youngster scored 25 goals and created 44 chances in 38 Premier League appearances for the North London outfit last season.

Former Wales international Savage believes that Kane should not be criticised or his quality undermined because of his disappointing performances in two matches for England at the Euro 2016 finals.

Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane

“Kane had a magnificent season for Tottenham and won the Golden Boot,” Savage wrote in The Mirror. “There are not many people wandering around France with one of those in their kitbag. So let’s give the lad a break.

“He’s still a terrific player, and even if he loses his place in the starting line-up, what are the chances of him coming on to score the winner for England later in the tournament? Pretty good, I reckon.”

Kane has not played well for England in France so far, but two poor games do not make him a bad player.

The Tottenham striker has proved over the past two seasons that he is a very good footballer. The youngster is probably going through a bad spell, like all players do at some point.

Harry Kane scores the first goal for England

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