Why it is important Tottenham give Harry Kane a new contract

The England under-21 star may well have penned a five-year deal in the summer, but deserves improved terms.

The Mirror have suggested today that Tottenham are set to reward star forward Harry Kane with a new contract that will increase his weekly wage.

The report claims that the England under-21 forward’s weekly salary will increase from £20,000 to £35,000, which is just rewards after an excellent first half of the 2014-15 campaign.

Kane signed a five-year Tottenham contract just over six months ago and as such the North London club have no real need to renew his terms.

But with the likes of Emmanuel Adebayor and Roberto Soldado certainly on more substantial salaries than the homegrown hero, it would be easy for the youngster to become disheartened should Spurs not address the issue.

Kane has been a revelation this season and thoroughly deserves to be paid what he is worth; which is probably more than the afore-mentioned £35,000 per week.

Given that Adebayor is one of the highest earners at the club but has been a non-event in the club’s season to date, Kane is more than worthy of the wage hike.

With Kane firing on all cylinders and his goals giving Tottenham a real chance of a top-four finish, a new and improved contract would surely be the shrewdest piece of January business that the North London side could complete this month.

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