Jamie Carragher: No specific way for Manchester United to stop Harry Kane

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The Sky Sports pundit feels Manchester United will not find a specific way to stop the Tottenham Hotspur striker.

Jamie Carragher feels 'powerful' Spurs striker Harry Kane will cause Manchester United problems at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon, according to Sky Sports.

The 16-goal Premier League forward is a man in form and it doesn't take a rocket scientist to work out he is Tottenham's biggest goal threat ahead of their trip to Manchester United.

But Carragher feels Louis van Gaal's side actually have no specific way of stopping him, meaning goalkeeper David de Gea and his back line will simply need to be at the top of their game.

The Sky Sports pundit is particularly impressed with how 21-year-old Kane was worked on his physicality this season - something he believes will hold Tottenham in good stead against United.

"Kane's a proper centre-forward - good at everything. He can hold the ball up, make runs, score goals; he works hard, he's got a bit of class with the ball at his feet and he's good in possession," Carragher wrote of the Spurs striker.

"People say he lacks half a yard but he's a powerful, strong runner. Alan Shearer wasn't lightning-quick but once he got ahead, you couldn't catch him because he was so strong.

"Kane seems to have added over the last 18 months that upper body strength you need to hold people off. Is there a specific way to stop him? Not really; sometimes you just know you're going to have your work cut out against a top player and you've got to be on your game."

Intriguingly, Spurs have won during both of their last visits to Manchester United - and it is all to play for considering either team's ambitions of securing a Champions League place for next season.

Van Gaal's United currently sit fourth in the Premier League but only three points above Tottenham, who are sixth.

Could Kane prove the difference between the two clubs at Old Trafford?

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