Tottenham star Harry Kane compared to Bayern Munich's Thomas Muller

Thomas Muller, Germany National Football Team

Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane has been compared to Thomas Muller.

The plaudits for Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane keep on coming.

The striker did not score against Manchester United on Sunday, but impressed throughout the contest with his tireless running and almost had a game-winning assist, had Ryan Mason converted a late chance.

He was praised by former Manchester United midfielder Owen Hargreaves, who told BT Sport: "Harry Kane reminds me of a young Thomas Muller."

Muller is regarded as one of the world's very best players, having scored five goals in consecutive World Cups.

His record for Bayern Munich is astounding, with 110 goals and 96 assists in 279 matches for the club, and is a three time Bundesliga winner and one time Champions League winner in addition to Germany's summer international triumph.

For Kane to be mentioned in the same breath as him, not least by a former Bayern player in Hargreaves who saw Muller coming through the club's academy first hand.

Both players are similar in that they have an eye for goal, yet are not out and out strikers, able to play deep, refusing to stand still, preferring to work hard to win the ball back.

Kane himself has 15 goals in all competitions this season, actually bettering Muller's total of 11 for Bayern, although the German has nine assists compared to Kane's one.

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