Kane deserves England call-up, says football icon David Beckham

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David Beckham has backed in-form Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane for a senior England call-up.

Harry Kane has been receiving a significant amount of praise for his form recently, and was the scorer of both goals in Tottenham's 2-1 win against Arsenal on Saturday.

Appreciation has been coming Kane's way from all corners of the country, however no commendations come close to the one he has just received.

Legendary England captain David Beckham has had his say on the 21-year-old, saying his form has been 'stunning' and that he is fully deserving of all the plaudits coming his way.

Beckham is quoted by The Telegraph as saying: "Being English, and seeing someone like Harry and the way he's playing and the way he's played this season, he's having a stunning year.

"I think everyone is singing his praises, and rightly so. He's 21-years-old, he's working hard and has got a good head on his shoulders, so we will see."

Manchester United academy graduate Beckham was exactly the same age as Kane when he first got the nod by former England coach Glenn Hoddle.

In the 107 appearances he made for his country, Beckham saw stars like Michael Owen, Steven Gerrard and Wayne Rooney burst onto the international stage at very young ages, and doesn't believe age matters if you are good enough.

He added: "It doesn't matter what age you are – if you're good enough then you should play."

Kane is currently fourth in the table of Premier League scorers with 12 goals, but it's his overall contribution that is most impressive. He has 22 goals in all competitions this season, which is more than any other player in the whole league.

A call-up for Kane must be a guarantee - Roy Hodgson was in attendance when he took apart Arsenal at the weekend. His previous England squad saw Rickie Lambert, Danny Welbeck and Saido Berahino take three of the four attacking positions, and none of that trio have even been close to how good Kane has been recently.

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