Tottenham fans believe chairman Daniel Levy should have sold Harry Kane and “done a Coutinho” after his dismal display in their defeat to Chelsea.
Philippe Coutinho was sold by Liverpool to Barcelona for an initial £105 million plus add-ons in 2018.
The sale of Philippe Coutinho resulted in the purchase of several key players including Alisson Becker, Virgil van Dijk, and Alisson Becker.
With their new group of players under Jurgen Klopp, they went on to win the Champions League in 2018–19 season and Premier League for the first time in their history in 2019–20 season.
Spurs fans feel Levy, who had fought tooth & nail with Manchester City to acquire the striker in June, should have stopped fighting and taken the money and rebuilt the team without their second most prolific goalscorer.
Spurs were thrashed by Chelsea 3-0, with Kane cutting a frustrated figure.
One disgruntled fan phoned in BBC Five Live and said: “The last two performances have shown that actually, we should have sold Kane.”
Another tweeted, which got over 1,000 likes, said: “Should have sold Kane when we had the chance and rebuilt this team like Liverpool did with Coutinho”
Kane has so far failed to register a goal in the Premier League this season – scoring on two occasions in the Europa Conference League.
Following the encounter at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Roy Keane provided a no-nonsense assessment of his performance.
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He said: “He scored against Poland – they’re no mugs. For the closing down, he is your top man.
“Knock someone open, shout at people! He never seems to be digging out anyone. I have a slight hangover from last summer.
“Sprint at people, get hold of the ball! At 2-0 down, he tried this Roy of the Rovers move. It was never going to work.’