Burnley manager Sean Dyche has been quoted by ESPN praising Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane.
Dyche believes that Kane deserves the chance to represent his country and has revealed his belief that just because the in form Spurs man hasn’t been valued expensively, doesn’t mean he should be neglected for other, higher profile players.
“Harry Kane's another one who's banging goals in. We keep moaning about our national side, and then there's a million questions about all these development plans,” Dyche is quoted by ESPN.
“Just because Harry Kane hasn't been brought in for 50-million-pound, it doesn't mean he's not a good player. Equally I'm not saying they're ready for the national team, but there's some good little shining lights.”
Kane has been one of the best strikers in the Premier League this season and he’s grabbing attention for his performances in a Tottenham shirt this season, where he’s scored 18 goals in all competitions for the club.
Kane’s England under-21 teammate Saido Berahino was given a chance in the England senior setup when he hit form in the first half of the season and it’s arguable that Kane also deserves a chance for his current form.
Kane is likely to line up against Dyche’s Burnley for the FA Cup replay between the teams later today and he could well end up making the difference.
It creates a nice contrast between Kane and another player he’s played alongside for the under-21 team; Danny Ings. Both strikers have been in good form this season and both are pushing for England senior places.
His reputation and the respect he’s drawing from all corners of the football community will only continue to grow if he helps Tottenham through to the next round of the competition.