Graeme Souness picks Romelu Lukaku over Harry Kane

Manchester United player Romelu Lukaku in action during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Everton at Old Trafford on September 17, 2017 in Manchester, England.

Graeme Souness seems to prefer Manchester United star Romelu Lukaku to Tottenham Hotspur ace Harry Kane.

Manchester United player Romelu Lukaku in action during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Everton at Old Trafford on September 17, 2017 in Manchester, England.

Former Rangers and Liverpool midfielder Graeme Souness has stated in The Times that he would pick Romelu Lukaku over Harry Kane.

Kane is one of the best strikers in the Premier League and has been in stunning form for Tottenham Hotspur over the past three seasons.

The 24-year-old England international has won the Golden Boot for the past two seasons and could become the top scorer in the Premier League once again this campaign.

Harry Kane (R) of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring his teams third goal with Dele Alli of Tottenham Hotspur during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and West...

Lukaku is also a proven goalscorer in the Premier League and made the move from Everton to Manchester United in the summer transfer window.

The 24-year-old Belgium international striker has scored five goals and provided one assist in five league appearances for the Red Devils so far this season.

Former Newcastle United manager Souness, who now works as a pundit for Sky Sports, has stated that he would pick Lukaku over Kane.

LONDON, United Kingdom:  (FILES) Newcastle manager Graeme Souness directs his players during a premiership match against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in this 19 November 2005 file photo....

“I said it on television last season and I’m sticking to it,” Souness wrote in The Times. “If you pushed me to choose between Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku, I’d take the Belgium international.

“I can’t separate them on skill, so my preference is based on style. Kane is a fabulous player, with a great football brain and technique.

“He’s maybe more accomplished overall, but I reckon he sees himself as a part No 9 and part No 10, whereas Lukaku is an outright No 9, a centre-forward. They are rare today, the hardest thing to find in football.”

United have picked up 13 points from five Premier League matches so far this season, while Spurs have bagged eight points from five league games.

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