Harry Kane explains why he immediately liked Pochettino upon arrival at Tottenham

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Harry Kane was a big fan of Mauricio Pochettino from day one at Tottenham.

Tottenham striker Harry Kane has told Rabona Magazine that he liked manager Mauricio Pochettino as soon as he arrived at White Hart Lane.

Kane has been the big success story of the Premier League season, and the 21-year-old striker really is the name on everybody's lips right now.

The boyhood Tottenham fan is living out the dream of the White Hart Lane crowd; playing week in and week out, scoring plenty of goals, too.

Kane has now scored 29 goals in all competitions this season, and he is now in line for his first England cap having been called up by Roy Hodgson for games against Lithuania and Italy.

Much of the credit must go to manager Pochettino, who has made Kane the focal point of his side this season despite rarely getting a look-in under previous managers.

The Argentine has placed his faith in a number of youngsters this season, including Nabil Bentaleb and Ryan Mason in midfielder, but none have enjoyed the roaring success of Kane.

Now, in an interview with Rabona Magazine, Kane says that he liked Pochettino from the minute he arrived at White Hart Lane from Southampton last summer - because explained just why he was so enamoured with him.

"I liked him. [What he said] was a lot on mentality, fitness, doing your job and making sure you worked hard for the team. That’s very much what my game is about," said Kane. "He gave me confidence, played me in pre-season, Europa League games and I was getting my goals. He really just said keep doing what you’re doing, he was working with little things with me on the training ground. It only helped me, and I think he’s been great," he added.

It took a while for Pochettino to come round to the idea of starting Kane every week, but it seems the relationship between the two is incredibly strong - which can only be good news for Spurs fans.

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