Tottenham Hotspur Mauricio Pochettino has been quoted by the Guardian detailing the problem facing Harry Kane.
The BBC was among the sources to confirm that Kane had signed a new long term deal with the club yesterday as the club have rewarded him for hitting the 20 goal mark in all competitions for the club already this season.
The boss has piled the praise onto his main striker, but has suggested he can’t allow himself to think he can’t progress or get any better.
“The problem arrives when the player believes he is ‘done’ and can’t improve,” said the manager.
“It is important he keeps this mentality that he is hungry every day to improve and keep going forward.”
Fortunately for Spurs, Kane does have the look of a kid playing the game he loves and seems to have a positive attitude in the respect that he never stops working or striving to get better.
It will be interesting to see how Pochettino works with him over the rest of the season, as he looks to try and make Kane an even better player than he is at the moment.
Kane is at his best when he’s let off the leash to smother a defence, dropping off and playing on the shoulder and Pochettino is arguably better off leaving him alone.
It’s also significant that Emmanuel Adebayor stayed at the club beyond deadline day.
He could have left but he provides another option and represents another player who can keep Kane on his toes and striving towards becoming a better striker.
Kane is enjoying a rise that he may not have anticipated at the start of this season and his status could have been elevated even further by the end of the season.