Burnley defender: Ings needs to learn from this potential Spurs teammate


Burnley's Danny Ings has been linked with a move to Tottenham Hotspur for much of the season, with the Daily Mail among those to report on the subject.

Burnley defender Michael Keane has told the Lancashire Telegraph that Danny Ings can learn from Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane.

Kane has had a whirlwind first full season in the Premier League, and Keane believes that his Turf Moor teammate should look to emulate the Spurs striker.

He says that Ings is capable of matching Kane's goalscoring exploits this season and must use Spurs man as an example to follow in the future.

“You look at him, Saido [Berahino, at West Bromwich Albion] and Harry, they are all top quality players,” said Keane.

“They have to look at Harry and what he’s doing and think ‘why can’t I do that myself?’ Both Ingsy and Saido are doing very well but there’s no reason they can’t get in that [England] senior squad with him."

Kane beat Ings to a spot in the England team for their upcoming fixtures, but the Burnley man will be confident regarding his chances of representing his country at senior level in the future.

Ings has netted nine times during his first season at the top-level and he has been a crucial part of the Clarets' bid for survival.

The former Bournemouth man is their main source of goals and the hope is that a striker of his ability will be able to fire Sean Dyche's men to safety.

If he can do that, it would be a nice way for Ings to leave Turf Moor as he appears set to move on at the end of the season.

The 23-year-old is out of contract in the summer and Tottenham are reported by the Daily Mail to be among the interested parties, meaning that he could be learning first-hand from Kane next term.

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