Clive Allen: The quality I saw in Harry Kane when he joined Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur legend Clive Allen says he noticed one of Harry Kane's main qualities was the way he worked on his weaknesses when he first moved to the club.

Tottenham Hotspur legend Clive Allen has been quoted by the Belfast Telegraph explaining what he saw in striker Harry Kane when he first moved to the club.

Kane has been Tottenham’s main man in attack this season with 24 goals in all competitions, as he shows no signs of slowing down in terms of his form and momentum.

A large part of that, based on Allen’s comments is down to how the forward works on his weaknesses to stay effective.

“Having worked with him when he first came into the club you could see he was a talent,” said Allen.

“He knew and worked on his deficiencies, he had a great attitude towards his work and always had a natural gift.”

One of Kane’s biggest challenges over the rest of the season is how he’s going to deal with different sets of tactics designed to keep him quiet and out of a game.

His work rate and willingness to eradicate weaknesses from his game suggests he won’t rest trying to work out how to counter a system, when a side does prevent him from hitting the back of the net.

He’s popular because he works hard and has started adding important goals to his game in important matches.

If he’s consistent over the rest of the season, there’s no reason he can’t be the central point in a campaign which ends up with Tottenham qualifying for the Champions League.

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