Jamie O’Hara feels Spurs were better without Harry Kane

By on 22nd September 2021

Sometimes, there is a comment that is made that can be rather hard to process and, actually, believe has come out of someone’s mouth.

Okay, that might be an exaggeration as some are simply employed to spurt out any nonsense that they might want to in order to drive clicks and views and everything else that comes with the ridiculous remark, but surely Jamie O’Hara could not fully get behind his own remarks?!

The former Tottenham Hotspur player has revealed that he has enjoyed watching his former club play football this season without talisman, Harry Kane, in the side. Perhaps he needs to spend more time at AU online casinos rather than talking about his former team?

Naturally, his comments come after Spurs’ defeat to Chelsea at home over the weekend, which saw Nuno Espirito Santo’s side fall away in the second half without a fight and recorded their second 3-0 defeat in as many Premier League games against London opposition (Crystal Palace the previous weekend at Selhurst Park).

Speaking on talkSPORT, O’Hara said: “It’s a tough one for me as Harry Kane is Mr Tottenham, in my opinion, but I look at his body language and look at the way he’s playing and he’s not playing very well.

“I kind of enjoyed Spurs at the beginning of the season when he didn’t play. I know that sounds bad because he is a great player and he is someone who you need in your team, but he’s come back into the team and we can’t win.

“When it was [Steven] Bergwijn, [Lucas] Moura and [Heung-min] Son up front, we sat in, we were composed, we soaked up the pressure and tried to hit teams on the counter-attack.

“Harry Kane has come back and he’s trying to do everything. For some parts of the game, he’s playing as a holding midfielder!

“They are doing too much, we need you to play upfront and where things can happen,” he added.

Kane has not been without his critics for a period of time, though, as he revealed before the end of last season that he had wanted to leave the club as he continued to hunt for silverware, with Manchester City thought to have been incredibly keen on signing him.

The England captain was also criticised during their UEFA European 2020 Championships efforts, despite reaching the final, with many feeling that the striker continued to drop too deep for the ball and did not leave enough of an attacking threat in the final third when it mattered. Maybe he got away from all that criticism playing at a new online casino that could be found?

O’Hara also believes this is a problem that Spurs are currently struggling to deal with at the moment, as well, as he has suggested that although it is hard to criticise him, he does not feel the 28-year-old is playing well enough and is slowing things down too much.

“I feel like he’s slowing things down for us a little bit at the minute,” he claimed.

“You can’t criticise him for what he is and what he’s done for the football club, but at the moment he’s not playing very well for us.”

Tottenham and Nuno certainly need him to get back up to speed as soon as possible if they are to compete in the Premier League and return to the UEFA Champions League – or even the UEFA Europa League – as the club will feel that they are better than the UEFA Europa Conference League that they are involved in.

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