Former Tottenham Hotspur captain Graham Roberts believes that Harry Kane should be the club’s skipper and claims that having the armband would have stopped the prospect of him asking to leave.
Sky Sports have reported that Kane has asked to leave the club this summer amid interest from a number of Premier League clubs.
Manchester United and Manchester City have both been touted with an interest, as have Chelsea.
It remains to be seen, though, if he will leave the club this summer, as any deal to sign him would be hugely expensive because he has three years remaining on his current contract.
Roberts, who lifted the UEFA Cup as captain of Spurs back in the 1980s, believes that Kane should have the armband permanently instead of Hugo Lloris.
And he believes that if he were, he would not have any inclination to push for a move away from the north London club.
Speaking exclusively to Football FanCast, Roberts said: “Make him captain next year. He’s captain of England, alright we’ve got Hugo, who’s captain of France, but Harry Kane is captain of England.
“You play in England, so why is he not captain of Tottenham Hotspur Football Club? He’s a homegrown lad, he deserves to be the captain.
“If he’d have been captain now, I don’t think anything would have been said because it’s very hard for a captain to ask for a transfer.”