Nigel Pearson on Tottenham's Harry Kane

The Spurs striker spent some of last year on loan with the Foxes.

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane is an 'outstanding talent' - but isn't quite ready for an England call-up, according to Leicester boss Nigel Pearson.

The Tottenham forward has been in supreme form so far this campaign and is widely recognised as the north London side's most clinical striker right now.

And Pearson was keen to sing the praises of Kane, who spent time at Leicester City on loan from Tottenham last year.

"Harry came in at a difficult time for us and I think for him," the Leicester boss told reporters, as quoted by the Daily Mail. "We were in a terrible run then just as we are now. So it wasn’t always easy for him, but he handled himself exceptionally well.

"Of course, he’s a couple of years older now, with more experience - and as a very likeable and level-headed young man, as he was then, he’s proved to be an outstanding talent.

"People are even talking about the possibility of an international call-up. But again, let’s keep things in perspective. He’s doing very well for himself and for his club at the moment."

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