'I know he will make an impact’ - Spurs star talks up teammate Harry Kane

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Andros Townsend is confident Tottenham Hotspur teammate Harry Kane can deliver.

Tottenham Hotspur winger Andros Townsend is confident striker Harry Kane can make a difference to the first-team following his recent contribution.

The 21-year-old prodigy joined the Spurs youth academy as a youngster and made his way through the age groups, impressing with his superb goal scoring ability.

Following successful loan spells in the lower leagues, former boss Tim Sherwood gave him his first Premier League start towards the end of last season.

His impact and ability was evident, and certain sectors of the White Hart Lane crowd have been pleading for his involvement ahead of expensive striker signing Roberto Soldado.

Following a gluts of goals in Europa League, Kane was entrusted last weekend to come off the bench at Aston Villa and turn the game around. He did just that, scoring a superb winner.

His confidence in his own ability has started to rub off and prompted teammate Townsend to sing his praises ahead of a possible start in the weekend fixture against Stoke City.

“You have got to score goals and make yourself hard to drop and I think Harry has done that. I am looking to do the same now.” He said, quoted by the Mirror.

“Of course, it’s difficult. You want to play every week, but you have got to be patient. When you get your Europa League or Capital One Cup games you have to make an impression like Harry has done.”

“I think Harry has been fantastic all season. It was nice to see him come on against Villa and show he can do it at the highest level. Now, whether he starts against Stoke or comes on, I know he’ll make a real impact.”

Kane has represented Spurs 40 times in all competitions since making his debut, scoring 15 goals with ten of those coming this season.

He has also represented England at all youth levels and currently holds an impressive goal scoring record at U21 level, finding the net six times in nine appearances.

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