Chelsea defensive pair Gary Cahill and John Terry have joined the long list of admirers of Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane, discussing his ability with reporters from the Daily Mail ahead of Sunday’s League Cup final.
The England striker has already faced the duo once this season, scoring twice in an eight-goal thriller at White Hart Lane on New Year’s Day.
Since that day, Kane has gone from strength to strength and his goal scoring record in 2015 is only matched by that of Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi.
The next step in his burgeoning career is international recognition and Cahill has told reporters for the Daily Mail that he can see why there has been a big fuss made over the striker.
"This season he has been terrific and obviously he's pushing for an England place now. He's been very good and he's been consistent this season,” Cahill was quoted as saying.
“I'm sure he's looking to do that consistently over the next few years. I thought in (the 5-3 league defeat) he played really well, as did a lot of their players."
His ability to score goals is unquestionable, but also his link-up play and strength has become somewhat of a feature of his game and Blues skipper Terry is well aware of the threat he poses.
"He is a very good player, his movement is fantastic and he is in great goalscoring form. He has got to be able to do that year after year, and for England I hope he does," added former Three Lions skipper Terry.
Tottenham’s danger man on Sunday?
While Spurs have benefitted greatly from Kane’s goals this season, it would be foolish on the Blues’ part to think that the striker will be the North Londoners’ only threat at Wembley on Sunday.
Mauricio Pochettino can count on a number of attacking players to step up to the plate, and he will be expecting big games from Nacer Chadli and in particular Danish playmaker Christian Eriksen.