Arsenal legend talks up Tottenham Hotspur wonderkid

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Alan Smith believes Harry Kane gives Spurs hope thanks to his sense or urgency, as well as his obvious skill-set in front of goal.

"Harry Kane is one of those effervescent sorts who does not just make things happen for himself, he tends to invigorate the team, inject urgency and hope, where before there was none."

That is the glittering praise legendary Arsenal striker Alan Smith, a two-time title winner with the Gunners, who has commended the Tottenham Hotspur prospect in The Telegraph.

Kane, still just 21-years-old, has returned four goals from three Europa League games but remains a squad player when it comes to Premier League duty.

In the season to date the Englishman has made six substitute appearances - 95 competitive minutes in total - but has contributed a goal and an assist in that limited game time.

Kane's latest heroics came in the 2-1 triumph over Aston Villa, as Kane's introduction helped change the game at Villa Park, before he earned all three points for the Lilywhites thanks to his 90th minute winner.

"Along came Kane and within a matter of seconds he had completely changed the shape of the visitors’ threat," wrote Smith.

"All of a sudden, they looked more than capable of drawing level, thanks to the energy and desire of a 21-year-old striker yet to start a Premier League game this season."

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