Merson says Harry Kane is better than Lewandowski or Cavani

Paris Saint-Germain's Uruguayan forward Edinson Cavani (R) greets Bayern Munich's Polish forward Robert Lewandowski after the UEFA Champions League football match between Paris Saint-...

Paul Merson says that Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane is better than Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski and Paris Saint-Germain ace Edinson Cavani.

Georges-Kevin N'Koudou of Tottenham Hotspur helps Harry Kane of Tottenham to his feet during the UEFA Champions League match between Tottenham Hotspur FC and PFC CSKA Moskva at Wembley...

Former Arsenal star Paul Merson has told The Daily Star that Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane is better than Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski.

Merson has also claimed that the England international striker is better than Paris Saint-Germain ace Edinson Cavani.

“Kane’s not a Lionel Messi or a Cristiano Ronaldo,” Merson told The Daily Star. “He’s not on that level. But they are not centre-forwards.

“Kane is, and he is already the best striker in the business for me. Better than Sergio Aguero or Romelu Lukaku. Better than Robert Lewandowski or Edinson Cavani.”

Bayern Munich's Polish forward Robert Lewandowski (R) celebrates scoring from the penalty spot with his teammates during the German First division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern...

Kane is one of the best strikers in the world, and many will argue that he is the best in his position in the Premier League.

However, it is premature to claim that the England international is better than fellow strikers Lewandowski and Cavani.

Both Lewandowski and Cavani have been doing it for years. While the former starred for Borussia Dortmund and is now banging in the goals for Bayern in Germany, the latter is a legend at Napoli and has been superb for PSG in Ligue 1.

Paris Saint-Germain's Uruguayan forward Edinson Cavani celebrates after scoring during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain and Olympique Lyonnais at the Parc des...

Both Lewandowski, 29, and Cavani, 30, have been successful in the Champions League as well.

Moreover, the Poland international and the Uruguay international are playing for bigger clubs and are dealing more pressure and bigger expectations than Kane is at Tottenham.

Cavani cost PSG a transfer fee of £55 million, as reported by BBC Sport, when he joined from Napoli in the summer of 2013.

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