QPR boss comments on his role in Harry Kane's development

Queens Park Rangers boss Chris Ramsey says he and Les Ferdinand played a part in making Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane the player he is today.

Queens Park Rangers manager Chris Ramsey has been discussing Harry Kane's emergence as a star this season at his press conference today.

Kane has become one of the most feared marksmen in the Premier League, with his total of 24 goals for Tottenham Hotspur one of the major reasons they are competing for a Champions League place.

There is now talk of Kane becoming an England international, but Ramsey insists that things weren't always going so smoothly for the youngster.

The QPR boss says that he received criticism for including Kane in Tottenham's line-ups last season, when he was part of Tim Sherwood's backroom staff at White Hart Lane, but he feels that the decision has been vindicated now.

Ramsey will now be looking to stop Kane this weekend, with Spurs due to visit Loftus Road.

The R's go into the game as underdogs, but their performances of late have been heartening and they will realise they have a chance of causing an upset if they can perform to the best of their ability.

QPR have played with increased desire since the departure of Harry Redknapp and they managed to give Arsenal a scare in midweek. 

Ultimately they lost that game against the Gunners, but they will be hoping for a happier outcome on Saturday and that may come down to how well they can cope with Kane.

Tottenham have a lack of goalscorers outside of the clinical front-man, even if Nacer Chadli and Christian Eriksen have achieved respectable totals, and if QPR can keep the 21-year-old quiet they stand a good chance of picking up a result. 

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