The Fiver | Lagging behind Ragnar Klavan in the 2018 scoring chart

The Fiver | Lagging behind Ragnar Klavan in the 2018 scoring chart

03-Jan-2018 16:04:55 | The Guardian

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2017 was a great year for Harry Kane, who achieved quite a high number in Random Stat Pulled Out Of Thin Air Six Years Ago To Establish Lionel Messi As A More Windswept And Interesting Character Than Gerd Müller (a process which was numerically but not spiritually successful, a fact on which The Fiver is sure everyone will agree). Kane’s RSPOOTASYATELMAAMWAICTGM tally of 56 goals, all for teams destined to fall agonisingly short in perpetuity, was simply stunning. But this calendar year has seen his form fall off a cliff. No goals and just one delightfully judged crossfield assist in 22 minutes of football at Swansea, which means in the 2018 scoring chart he lags behind Ragnar Klavan, while he’s only set up as many as Dejan Lovren. Bah, what a 12-month wonder! Bang go England’s hopes of a good World Cup. Shame on you, Harry.

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