Star Arsenal sold says he is delighted to see Kane starring for Tottenham Hotspur

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Former Arsenal and current Wolves striker Benik Afobe says he is pleased for Tottenham Hotspur forward Harry Kane's meteoric rise.

Former Arsenal youth striker Benik Afobe says he is delighted to see pal Harry Kane succeeding at Tottenham.

Afobe was sold to Wolves last month after a successful loan spell at MK Dons, where he struck 19 times during the first half of the season.

He knows Kane from his time in the England youth set up, and told Wolves' website he is pleased to see him doing so well.

He said: "I really recommend people going out on loan. At the same time you see players bide their time and wait for their chance - for example Harry Kane, who is a good friend of mine.

"He went out on loan to Millwall and had a great time there but he didn't get the chance that he thought he deserved or that I thought he deserved.

"But he stuck at it and worked hard over the last two seasons and he's done well for Tottenham, and long may it continue for him.”

Kane emphasises his rise by netting twice in the North London derby at the weekend, defeating Afobe's former side 2-1.

The Spurs striker's emergence could easily have been denied if he was sold on as Afobe was by Arsenal last month, and the 21-year-old could yet make Arsenal regret letting him go so easily.

He has had a strong start to life at Wolves already, which included a goal on his debut, and he appears to have shaken off the fitness issues which earlier held his career back.

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