Scholes: The more I watch this Spurs player, the more I appreciate him

Paul Scholes has become a big fan of Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane.

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes says the more he watches Harry Kane in action the more he appreciates his temperament, the Daily Star reports.

The 21-year-old Spurs striker has shot to prominence this season, scoring 23 goals in all competitions thus far prompting calls for international recognition with England.

Mauricio Pochettino has played Kane as a lone striker this season, and with the right kind of service from the likes of Mousa Dembele and Christian Eriksen he keeps popping up with the goods.

Since the turn of the year, only Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi can compare with Kane's goal scoring antics, causing Scholes to liken the striker to former United teammate Ruud van Nistelrooy.

Scholes, however, hints that he wasn’t totally convinced at first but now he admits that on further inspection Kane is in fact the real deal and with each passing week further earns his appreciation.

"Kane does not have one standout quality but he scores highly across a number of different categories,” he was quoted as saying by the Daily Star.

"The more I watch him, the more I appreciate his temperament. You are under scrutiny playing up front and Kane seems to deal with it easily."

Is Harry Kane the real deal?

Aside from his impressive numbers, the sheer quality of Kane’s goals on a consistent basis proves he is a top marksman and is rightfully earning widespread praise.

But one area which perhaps is overlooked is the Spurs ace’s overall contribution in terms of solid link-up play and defending from the front.

The level of competition doesn’t seem to faze him and neither does the opposition – illustrated by his two-goal performances against both Arsenal and Chelsea at White Hart Lane in recent months.

The sky is the limit, and at White Hart Lane under the guidance of Mauricio Pochettino he is in the right place to develop his game further.

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