England should drop Harry Kane for their final Euro 2020 Group D match with Czech Republic on Tuesday, according to RTÉ Soccer analyst Ronnie Whelan.

Kane has failed to fire in the two matches against Croatia and Scotland. Raheem Sterling has scored England's only goal in the games.

The Tottenham Hotspur striker recently recovered from an ankle problem and has become unsettled with his club ahead of a possible summer transfer.

Speaking on the RTÉ Soccer podcast, Whelan believes Kane should drop to the bench to ease some pressure on the attack.

He said: "I don't know which way England are going or which way they want to go. They're struggling up top with Raheem Sterling and Harry Kane not doing at awful lot. Phil Foden and Mason Mount didn't play well against Scotland.

"Liam Brady and Didi Hamann touched on it that it could be weighing him down or is he struggling with the ankle injury. He also hasn't had a lot of service as a centre-forward, he has been dropping into midfield to get a kick or two which is not where you want Harry Kane. You want him up forward and in and around the box.

"The speculation, the price tag, maybe being frightened of getting more injured and not being able to get the move away, I think the whole thing is weighing him down. I'd take him out of the team for the next game against the Czechs."

The former Republic of Ireland international thinks Mount and Foden could benefit from the speed Sterling provides in the role of striker and the addition of Jack Grealish.

He added: "I'd put Sterling in as the false number nine and put Grealish and the young lads in. They could use the pace of Sterling to see if they can break teams down.

"Kane is not doing enough so it isn't going to be a huge thing to leave him out. He can be brought on later if needs be. If he is not scoring and not contributing, you have to look somewhere else.

"The thing I noticed against Scotland was the English crowd started to turn on them very, very quickly. We've seen this before. I don't know if the likes of Foden or Mount have seen it. They will struggle if the crowd are not getting behind them.

"They are playing two in midfield holding with Phillips and Rice and you wonder is it needed. It's England playing at Wembley. They could put one in there instead and put Grealish on instead of Phillips or Rice.

"They could start to attack more then. They ran out of ideas against Scotland. They didn't look like a unit."

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