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'Pfft': TalkSPORT pundit can't believe what Jamie O'Hara has said about Harry Kane at the World Cup
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'Pfft': TalkSPORT pundit can't believe what Jamie O'Hara has said about Harry Kane at the World Cup

TalkSPORT pundit Jermaine Pennant couldn’t believe what Jamie O’Hara said about Tottenham Hotspur star Harry Kane at the World Cup last night.

Kane finally opened his account for the tournament during England’s 3-0 win over Senegal on Sunday. 

The Spurs star finished off a brilliant move by smashing the ball past Edouard Mendy. The 29-year-old provided three assists in the group stages but looked delighted to get off the mark over the weekend. 

Kane has been in lethal goalscoring form under Antonio Conte this season and will now be hoping to put a run together in the knockout stages. 

O’Hara and Pennant were picking their Team of the Tournament at the World Cup so far on TalkSPORT last night. 

The former Spurs midfielder said there could be an argument to put Kane in the team, but Pennant laughed at his suggestion. 

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What O’Hara said about Kane 

Pennant picked only two England players for his side, with Jude Bellingham and John Stones making the cut. 

O’Hara then suggested that Harry Maguire and Kane were the other Three Lions players who could be in with a shout at making the side. 

“Pffft. Kane? You know what? Kane’s a great team player,” Pennant responded. 

O’Hara then insisted that Kane has been ‘excellent’ for England but Pennant feels Olivier Giroud has been better for France. 

The former Liverpool winger argued that Kane has only scored one goal and suggested he is playing too deep. 

“So has Giroud. He stays in that number nine spot, he doesn’t drop deep and start getting in people’s way. He stays there. Occupies the defenders, leaves Mbappe and Dembele,” Pennant said. 

O’Hara responded: “I bet people phone up and put Kane in their team. If you look at the performances and how good he’s been, just because he hasn’t scored it doesn’t mean he isn’t in there.” 

“I understand that. At the end of this tournament, I guarantee he isn’t in the Team of the Tournament,” Pennant added. 

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Kane may not be scoring as frequently as he would like, but he’s contributed massively to Gareth Southgate’s side. 

The Spurs star seems to have found his finishing touch at just the right time too, with a massive clash against France on Saturday. 

The England captain failed to score in the group stages of last year’s Euros but went on to bag four in their run to the final. 

He will be hoping to add to his World Cup tally this weekend and send his teammate in Hugo Lloris home.

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