Kevin Phillips believes Raul Jimenez could ideally replace Harry Kane at Tottenham Hotspur


Kevin Phillips believes Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Raul Jimenez could be the perfect replacement for Harry Kane, ought to the England international pursue a fresh obstacle far from Tottenham Hotspur.

Previously last month, Kane stated that he wishes to win prizes at the existing phase of his profession and might think about a move far from the north London side, if there is no development.

He has actually given that been linked with a variety of elite European clubs consisting of Manchester United and Juventus however it is uncertain whether any of them would fulfill Spurs’ significant ₤200 m price.

Still, there has actually been a lot of conversation over Spurs’ pursuit of a new striker and Phillips believes Jimenez is completely fit to replace the 3 Lions captain, expect he leaves the club.

“If Kane was to leave I think Jimenez has already shown what he is capable of. He would be the perfect fit for the players that Tottenham have got. The players that would be in and around him are pretty similar to Wolves. Would he be as good as Kane? Probably not but he would not be far away,” he informed Football Expert.

“He has shown this season he has got a bit of everything. It would take a hell of a bid but the money would be there if Kane was sold.“I think it would be an ideal fit. Jimenez has shown he can take the knocks and the bumps and dish it out as well. He suits Mourinho as well – can hold the ball up.”

No Matter Kane’s future, Spurs boss Jose Mourinho is keen on signing a new centre-forward during the summer and it has actually just recently been reported that the Portuguese has actually reached Jimenez’s entourage.

Based On Foot Mercato, the Mexican forward is valued at around ₤44 m however Wolves are most likely to need more than that figure, expect there is a transfer tussle in between numerous clubs.

On The Other Hand, Jimenez would need the guarantee of a routine starting role at Spurs and Mourinho might need to integrate him with Kane upfront.

That could hinder the playing time of among Dele Alli, Heung-min Boy or Steven Bergwijn, who will include in the assaulting positions behind them.

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