Tottenham sensational labelled as a joy to watch by former star

Jermaine Jenas hailed the signing of Harry Kane to a new contract by Tottenham Hotspur.

Former Spurs midfielder Jermaine Jenas has hailed the club signing Harry Kane to a new contract, describing the striker as prolific.

He was speaking to BBC Radio 5 Live, and said that going back to his time at the club he could recognise Kane as a young player with a tremendous work ethic. 

He said: "It is good business all round from Spurs, the lad Harry Kane deserves his new contract. Liverpool do that a lot, when a player is performing well, they reward them. He is so prolific now and a joy to watch.

"Kane used to be hard working in training, grabbing a bag of balls when it finished and finding a goalkeeper to take shots on goal whenever everyone had left."

It is this work ethic which has helped Kane reach the top and become regarded as Tottenham's first choice striker.

Kane is a player who never stops running, exerting pressure on opposition defences and creating opportunities for his teammates to find him with passes, or create space for others.

Not blessed with a clear standout trait like blistering pace or physical presence, his determination as described by Jenas to better himself, is still evident today, having reached 20 goals, he is now aiming to score 30 this season.

Jenas, 31, left Spurs at the end of 2013 so it won't have been too long ago he last trained with Harry Kane, but the striker's sudden emergence makes him a very different player, despite his approach being similar, as to the one he saw when he left.

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