Lewandowski snubs Kane as he names just ONE Prem striker in his top five No9s

first_imgROBERT LEWANDOWSKI found no room for England captain Harry Kane when picking his top five strikers in world football.The prolific Pole chose Manchester City hitman Sergio Aguero as the Premier League’s sole representative in his list of traditional forwards.5 Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowksi has picked his top-five traditional forwardsCredit: AP:Associated Press5 Liverpool target Timo Werner was recognised following his form for RB LeipzigCredit: AP:Associated Press5 Paris Saint-Germain superstar Kylian Mbappe has had a meteoric rise to the top of world footballCredit: ReutersThe 31-year-old also opted for Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe, Real Madrid veteran Karim Benzema, Barcelona’s Luis Suarez and RB Leipzig rival Timo Werner.Lewandowski is set to be back in action for Bayern Munich this weekend as the Bundesliga becomes the first major European league to resume following the coronavirus crisis.The Polish international is widely regarded as one of the best No.9’s around, having notched 39 goals in just 33 appearances in all competitions before the season was interrupted.And when asked by reporters, as cited by Goal, who are the best out-and-out strikers, Lewandowksi responded: “A difficult question.”If we talk about (the number) nine, I would say: Karim Benzema, Timo Werner, Luis Suarez, Sergio Aguero and Kylian Mbappe.”The Premier League is renowned for its unconventional forwards, with Mohamed Salah, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Marcus Rashford all spending time out-wide as well as through the middle.If we talk about (the number) nine, I would say: Karim Benzema, Timo Werner, Luis Suarez, Sergio Aguero and Kylian MbappeRobert LewandowksiBut World Cup Golden Boot winner Kane has cause to feel aggrieved, following his incredible goalscoring record leading the line for Tottenham.Yet Lewandowski did single out another Bundesliga No.9, Erling Haaland, for praise after the Norwegian netted 12 goals in 11 games since moving to Germany in January from Red Bull Salzburg.His form has led to interest from Real Madrid and Manchester United but Bayern star Lewandowski advised his fellow striker against moving away.He added: “(Haaland) has huge potential, but still has time. I don’t want to put any pressure on him with my statements.”If he works hard, he can become a better player and eventually reach the top level.Most Read in FootballTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’PicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by Celtic”Therefore it might be good for him if he would stay in the Bundesliga longer before taking the next step.”Bayern hope to preserve or extend their four-point lead at the top of the table with a win on the road at Union Berlin on Sunday.While Haaland is set to star for Lewandowksi’s former club Borussia Dortmund as they clash against rivals Schalke.5 Harry Kane was overlooked in Lewandowski’s top five forwardsCredit: PA:Press Association5 Manchester City ace Sergio Aguero was the only Premier League star to make the cutCredit: Getty Images – GettyHarry Kane has Tottenham shirts hanging on walls of his house from win over Man Utd and first Champions League hat-tricklast_img

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