Former England defender reveals surprise Kane stance.
Former England defender Stuart Pearce has called for Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane to continue his development with the Under-21s before being rushed into a senior call-up.
According to BBC Sport, Pearce, who has also managed England Under-21s, feels the best recipe for the Three Lions to find success is by fielding their strongest team at youth international tournaments.
“Personally, and I’ve championed this all along, I think the key to the senior squad being successful is to make sure we win trophies at the younger age group,” he said.
“The only way you do that is you take your strongest possible squad to the under-21 and the under-19 tournaments.
“I never ever hear either of the players suggesting that they want to miss an Olympics or a World Cup, or even playing in the younger age groups when they were coming through at the same age as Harry Kane.