Mount highlights the Kane attribute that might be key to England’s success

Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount believes Harry Kane’s potential to fall deep might be “great” for England going forward.

Kane has proven a unique side to his recreation this season for the membership and the country, with the Tottenham striker typically coming deep to hyperlink play.

The Three Lions sprinter made his thirty third international goal at Sunday’s 2-0 World Cup qualifying victory in Albania to end a 16-month run with out scoring for his country.


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This season at Spurs Kane has tailored his recreation, shifting away from the function of the standard striker in and out to raise the ball additional away from goal and assist construct up attacks – typically alongside Son Heung-min and later Gareth Bale.

Now Mount – who scored the second goal in Tirana from Kane’s go – feels that he and his English counterpart can profit from their captain’s completely different method.

“It is great for us,” said the Chelsea midfielder.

“We wish him to name in these jobs to attach every thing as a result of he’s so good at it, as you have got seen in establishing my goal.

“He sees the passes, he is excellent with the ball sensible in imaginative and prescient and selecting individuals out. So for him to fall deeper and get the ball and turn it’s great for us as a result of then now we have runners.

“We had Phil (Foden) and Raz (Raheem Sterling) operating behind and when he will get to the field he scores goals.

“He’s all the time there so it is great for us to have him purpose and help and I am very grateful to him for setting me up for mine.”

Mount has began England’s last seven video games – a run stretching back to a 2-1 Nations League victory over Belgium at Wembley in October 2020, the place he scored the winning goal.

Now the 22-year-old player needs to increase that run as England face Poland on Wednesday evening.

The guests will all the time be and not using a captain and main goalkeeper Robert Lewandowski however Mount expects a troublesome test as Gareth Southgate’s side purpose to make it three of Group I’s three wins.

“In fact,” he replied when requested if he wished to start the Polish recreation.

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