Manchester United great Ole Gunnar Solskjaer full of praise for Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane

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Former Manchester United striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer speaks highly of Tottenham Hotspur youngster Harry Kane.

Manchester United legend Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been singing the praises of Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane.

England Under-21 international Kane has been in excellent form in recent weeks and maintained that against Swansea City on Sunday.

The 21-year-old scored the opening goal of the Premier League game at the Liberty Stadium in the fourth minute, and gave a good account of himself overall.

Kane took five shots, had 70% pass accuracy, put in two crosses, attempted five take-ons, and won 71% of the tackles.

Stats do not tell the whole story, and Solskjaer pointed out one area of Kane’s game that often goes unnoticed.

“I am a big fan of his work rate,” the former United striker told Sky Sports. “It’s what strikes the most with him. He never stops running for his team, working for his team.”

Kane started the season as Tottenham’s third-choice striker, but he has now firmly established himself in manager Mauricio Pochettino’s starting line-up.

The 21-year-old is a very good finisher and is not afraid to take risks during games. High in confidence and scoring goals regularly, Kane is going to be crucial for Tottenham as the season progresses.

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