- This summer the signing of Harry Kane to Manchester City made the move to Spurs. had blocked
- Daniel Levy was held up for £150m but it never came, and City failed to sign a striker
- Champions struggle to convert chances in their 2-2 draw with Liverpool
- Gary Neville believes Kane may have wrapped up the game and the title
Harry Kane will have made Manchester City unstoppable this season, according to Gary Neville, who admitted he has a ‘skeptic’ about Pep Guardiola’s side.
Premier League champions dominated Liverpool in the first half of their Anfield clash on Sunday, but could only score twice to save a draw in the second half.
Meanwhile, Kane is still stuck at Tottenham after Daniel Levy pulled the Etihad side out of the summer move. The England captain is yet to score in the league this season and looked sad in a Spurs shirt.
Gary Neville thinks away Spurs striker Harry Kane will lead Man City to title
Doubts remain over the suitability of Gabriel Jesus as City’s go-to striker after losing Sergio Aguero
Sergio Aguero left the nationals for Barcelona this summer when he was their go-to goalscorer for a decade, and Neville believes his failure to convert the prolific Argentine has earned him the title. can pay the price.
‘This City team is special’, says former Manchester United right-back sky game.
‘There’s one thing that stands in their way, everybody in the league knows it, everybody in Manchester knows it: have they got that brutal cutting edge?
“He should have been out of sight in the first half (at Anfield). Will it cost them in January and at the end of the season, will they fall short because they haven’t found the striker who is going to score 25-30 goals?
Former right-back still doubts City despite strong form so far this season
Pep Guardiola may regret the dropped points he will accumulate from the lack of a star ahead
‘They didn’t go completely for Kane, but they’ve done it before with Alexis Sanchez, they had a boundary and didn’t go past it. But there’s a plan B, you’d expect someone else devised even as a temporary measure with a club like City.
‘I know Guardiola likes the idea of playing with a team of midfielders but doubt it exists because of the lack of strikers.
‘If City had Kane, I’m telling you it’s a league now. Forget the form Kane is in now or what he’s doing at Spurs, he’s taking a chance in that first half from that group of City players. That is gold.’
All of City’s chances were left behind after Sadio Mane struck after 59 minutes on Sunday.
Phil Foden gave the Reds the lead again before a piece of Mo Salah magic, but Kevin De Bruyne was once again on City to save in the final 10 minutes.