Gary Lineker’s warning for Harry Kane regarding Tammy Abraham

Gary Lineker attends the World Premiere of 'Make Us Dream' at The Curzon Soho on November 14, 2018 in London, England.

Tammy Abraham and Harry Kane are important players for Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur respectively.

Tammy Abraham celebrates with Fikayo Tomori after scoring Chelsea's first goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge on November 09, 2019...

Gary Lineker has suggested on Twitter that Chelsea star Tammy Abraham is providing stiff competition to Tottenham Hotspur ace Harry Kane for a spot in the England starting lineup.

The former Tottenham and England international striker made the comments during Chelsea’s Premier League game against Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge in London on Saturday.

The 22-year-old striker scored the opening goal of the match in the 52nd minute, as Frank Lampard’s side won 2-0.


According to WhoScored, Abraham has made 11 starts and one substitute appearance in the Premier League for Chelsea so far this season, scoring 10 goals and providing two assists in the process.

As for Kane, the Tottenham star is a proven goalscorer in the Premier League and is a key figure in the current England set-up.

The 26-year-old has scored six goals and provided one assist in 11 league matches for Spurs so far this season, while during the 2018-19 campaign, the striker scored 17 goals and provided four assists, according to WhoScored.

Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur shoots wide during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Sheffield United at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on November 09, 2019 in London,...

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