Mauricio Pochettino: Harry Kane's form has not surprised me

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The Tottenham Hotspur boss says he is unsurprised by his top scorer's form.

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says he hasn't been surprised by Harry Kane's form this season.

The 21-year-old is Spurs' top scorer in all competitions and has flourished since being given an increasing amount of first-team opportunities by his manager.

And Pochettino says he has 'no problems' with playing Kane regularly if he deserves to play.

"He hasn't surprised me," the Tottenham boss told reporters after their convincing 4-0 win.

"We need to be careful with a young talent like Harry and build him step by step. But if deserves to play then we have no problems."

Meanwhile, Pochettino believes his Spurs side are now starting to gel as enough time has passed - and work has been done - since he took over at White Hart Lane.

"You need to understand that the process needs time," the Argentine continued. "The team is starting to show more character and looks more solid. We have shown we believe in our way."

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