Mauricio Pochettino predicts bright future for Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane


Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino is impressed with Harry Kane.

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has been singing the praises of striker Harry Kane.

The 21-year-old has been in impressive form in recent weeks and has also been among the goals.

Kane was on target against Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on Sunday, as Tottenham went on to win the Premier League clash 2-1.

The England Under-21 international actually started the season as Spurs’ third-choice striker behind Roberto Soldado and Emmanuel Adebayor, but he is now one of the first names on the teamsheet.

Pochettino seems to have been impressed with Kane and told The London Evening Standard ahead of Wednesday’s League Cup quarter-final tie against Newcastle United: “He has the potential to be a great player in England.

“He scores and he works hard – those are the principal values he has. He is still young, so we need to be careful with all the younger players because he needs to develop his game and improve every day. He needs to have the right mentality.

“It’s all new for him, like the other young players. You need to manage that, be careful how you manage these types of players.”

Pochettino will be crucial in Kane’s development, and the Argentine boss needs to keep faith in the youngster.

At 21, Kane is bound to makes mistakes, miss chances, get frustrated - that is all part of the development process.

What is key now is for Kane to get games regularly. He is a very good form, and Tottenham need to take advantage of that.

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