Chelsea attacking midfielder Kai Havertz has labelled Spur skipper Harry Kane as a ‘top striker’ ahead of England’s mouthwatering Euro 2020 clash with Germany at Wembley on Tuesday evening.
Both parties are progressed to the last-16 of Euro 2020 after successfully making it through their respectively Group’s.
England win two of their three group games while Germany, who suffered defeats in their opening game against France, beating Portugal 4-2 and playing out a 2-2 draw with Hungary last Wednesday evening.
And ahead of mouthwatering clash, German star Havertz, who scored two during the tournament so far, described Chelsea target Harry Kane as a ‘top striker’ and revealed how they will look to stop him from getting off the mark.
When asking about Spurs striker, Havertz said: ‘He is a top striker who is not a classic and not a false number nine. He’s something in between.
‘He picks up the balls from behind, plays deadly passes to the front and is brutally good in the box.
‘He has a great shot on goal and a good eye for the spaces. He’s difficult to grab for a central defender because he runs deep, comes short and can shoot.
‘It is not for nothing that he has scored and prepared the most goals in the Premier League this season.’
Kane, who bagged 23 goals and clocked up 14 assists in the Premier League last season, has been struggled to live up to expectations so far this summer, failing to deliver the goods that so many expected him to produce.
But despite struggled in ongoing Euro 2020, reports by Goal, claimed the Spurs striker remains Chelsea ‘primary target,’ alongside Erling Haaland of Borussia Dortmund, as the Blues look to strengthen their attacking options.
The Blues boss Thomas Tuchel is desperate to add a new centre-forward to his ranks this summer, with the Stamford Bridge outfit keen to add some much-needed firepower to the squad after Timo Werner failed to hit the high notes in his debut campaign in English football.
But considering that Spurs value Kane at well over £100million, plus the fact that Chelsea are a close rival of the north London outfit, it is unlikely that Daniel Levy – the Spurs chairman – would sell Kane to the Blues.