England are facing a “Cristiano Ronaldo problem” as “lazy” star man prepares for their match against the Netherlands. – nextfootballnews
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England are facing a “Cristiano Ronaldo problem” as “lazy” star man prepares for their match against the Netherlands.



Cristiano Ronaldo has been compared to one of England’s most prominent athletes.

England has been advised that Harry Kane is impeding their progress at Euro 2024 in the same manner as Cristiano Ronaldo did for Portugal. Kane is anticipated to commence the Three Lions’ match against the Netherlands on Wednesday in their pursuit of a spot in the final this weekend.

The England captain has scored two goals during the Euros; however, he is still being criticised for his lack of involvement when his teammates are making progress. Jamie O’Hara contends that Kane poses a comparable challenge to Ronaldo, who began each match for Portugal despite failing to strike in open play.

O’Hara stated in an interview with Grosvenor Sport that England encountered additional challenges with Harry Kane at the forefront during their match against Switzerland. He was nonexistent. It is akin to having Cristiano Ronaldo on the squad; his presence is solely due to his name.

“Gareth Southgate will never remove him from the pitch because he believes he has the potential to score, and he has scored a few goals in this tournament. However, he is currently far behind the pace.” You may express your opinions regarding his overall performance and the value he contributes to the team; however, he has ultimately failed to meet expectations.

“Ivan Toney or Ollie Watkins likely deserve to start or at least receive some playing time.” England no longer require Kane to remain on the pitch. The primary reason for doing so was that he could still take penalties, but England now has top-tier penalty takers.

“There must be a discussion regarding his decision not to participate in the match against the Netherlands.” He appears to be labouring and unmotivated, as he is no longer making dashes into the box or exerting himself to score goals.

England’s inability to score at the Euros has prompted numerous supporters and pundits to contemplate whether the removal of Kane would provide the team with the necessary freshness in the final third. Trent Alexander-Arnold, on the other hand, is of the opinion that Kane should be the one to head the line against the Netherlands.

The Liverpool defender stated, “Anyone who is facing England would prefer to see Harry Kane not playing.” “We are discussing the man who holds the record for most goals scored in England.” He has tallied two goals in this tournament, contributed to our team’s victories, and, as our captain, sets a positive example.

“He devotes his entire life to playing games.” He is guiding us into a semi-final, despite the fact that people will always have opinions. He is a contributing factor to the positive atmosphere at camp and the fact that we are advancing to the semi-finals.