Tony Adams says he has an issue with the England captaincy and believes that Harry Kane shouldn't be undroppable.
The Bayern Munich forward has been in spectacular form for the German giants having scored 22 times in 17 appearances since his move from Tottenham.
However, it's his record for England that really catches the eye, with Kane the highest-ever goalscorer in Three Lions history after surpassing Wayne Rooney's record of 53 earlier this year.
Not only that, but the 30-year-old is one of Gareth Southgate's most trusted leaders as he spearheads a squad that features some of Europe's most exciting young players.
Experience is key when it comes to winning big tournaments, with England falling short in Euro 2020 and the World Cup in Qatar last year and according to ex-Arsenal skipper Adams, a change of captain could be just what's needed to see England fulfill their potential.
“I’ve always had an issue with the captain scenario," Adams told talkSPORT. «I said it in one World Cup with Harry Kane that he looked burnt out and I like rotating the forwards so that a player can come in and do something for you. We didn’t have that.
“In the last Euros, I couldn’t believe he took Declan Rice off in the Italy game when actually you need him in there.
“Who’s your man? We spoke about Terry Venables and asking him who his most important person for you and he said ‘Tony Adams, I need him every single game, every single minute telling the players what to do because he’s my mouthpiece’.
“I understood him. We came from the same part of town so there was an emotional connection too but technically, I knew what he was trying to achieve and then I’d try to relay it to the other players.”
However Adams still believes that Southgate is the rightRead on talksport.com