Harry Kane must not start in the Champions League final against Liverpool because it could be too much of a risk.
This is the viewpoint of former Chelsea striker Chris Sutton, who thinks that Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino must avoid to include Kane in the lineup and make a sensible decision rather than an emotional one ahead of Saturday’s clash.
Spurs and Liverpool will face off in the Madrid showpiece after both teams made a remarkable comeback wins in their semi-finals.
However, Kane’s presence on the field could be an advantage on the pitch in Madrid, but Sutton feels that it would be too much risk to include him in starting lineup.
“Harry Kane should not start the Champions League final,” Sutton wrote in his column for the Daily Mail. “It is simply too much of a risk for Tottenham in such a monumental match and manager Mauricio Pochettino must make a sensible decision rather than a sentimental one.
“Common sense must prevail. No matter what Kane says, there have to be doubts over his fitness.
The English star suffered from an ankle injury in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final win over Manchester City on April 8 and has not played since then.
For sure, it will be a titanic battle between the two Premier League sides, but there is a possibility of Spurs to miss out their captain Kane.
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