Former Chelsea striker believes Tammy Abraham can replace Harry Kane

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Tottenham star Harry Kane picked up a hamstring injury against Southampton on New Year’s Day, and the Spurs striker could be out for about three months, with Jose Mourinho even fearing that he might be out until the end of the season.

Kane is England’s top striker, and the Three Lions will be keen on having him available and fit for this summer’s European tournament.

However, former Chelsea striker Chris Sutton tends to suggest that if Kane isn’t fit enough for Euro 2020, then Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham should be England’s number 9.

“I think it is pretty simple. Who is the best number nine? Who is the best all-round number nine?” Sutton told BBC Radio 5 Live on Monday night.

“Wrighty has touched on Abraham there and I think he is learning all the time. Credit to Frank for giving him the opportunity. I think he is really maturing as a player.

“If you are going to compare to Danny Ings, and Danny Ings has been phenomenal as of late, really confident and a clear mind on how to finish.

“But if you are saying does he have better attributes than Tammy Abraham? I don’t think he does.”

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