CHRIS SUTTON: Personal honors aren’t enough for England’s captain Harry Kane … it’s time to go

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CHRIS SUTTON: Personal honors are not enough for England captain Harry Kane … it’s time to leave Tottenham

  • Harry Kane ended up on the scoresheet when England beat Albania on Sunday
  • The England captain headed in the opener in the 2-0 victory on 38 minutes
  • Kane has been cautious about where his club future is after this summer’s euro
  • The Tottenham forward may find his future elsewhere by the start of next season

Before this match, Harry Kane shot no speculation when asked about his future to Tottenham.

He simply postponed the decision until the summer, once the euros have run out and dusted off.

“Then we will see where we go from there,” said the striker, undoubtedly a pair of ears striker at both Manchester clubs.

Harry Kane found the net again on Sunday in England's 2-0 victory over Albania

Harry Kane found the net again on Sunday in England’s 2-0 victory over Albania

Kane headed home the Three Lions' opening game 38 minutes after World Cup qualifier

Kane headed home the Three Lions' opening game 38 minutes after World Cup qualifier

Kane headed home the Three Lions’ opening game 38 minutes after World Cup qualifier

As a former striker: When your career draws to a close, you enjoy the fact that you have won a strange personal accolade.

My 1998 Premier League Golden Boot proudly stands on a shelf at home, as I’m sure Kane’s 2016 and 2017 do. But that’s not where your memories are.

Your best memories are with your teammates. For example, the time I won the Premier League title with Blackburn on the last day of the season at Anfield. The elation. The relief. The festivities in the dressing room. The afterparty!

The England captain has recently been cautious about his future at the current club Tottenham

The England captain has recently been cautious about his future at the current club Tottenham

The England captain has recently been cautious about his future at the current club Tottenham

I was Kane’s age, 27, when I went to Celtic and won more trophies than I could have ever imagined. That’s something I still think about today.

When Kane is 48 years old, as I am now, he doesn’t want to look back on anything like a lone League Cup on his resume (no offense to League Cup aficionados).

A striker of his kind earns more. I would question his mentality if he doesn’t want to anymore.

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