Spanish press label Spurs ace best English newcomer in the last decade

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has made quite an impression.

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane is England’s best newcomer in the last decade, ahead of the likes of Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling and Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck, Spanish publication Marca claim.

The Spurs ace has made an instant impression on the footballing world following his explosive introduction on the international scene.

After netting 19 Premier League goals so far this season, 15 in 2015 alone, boss Roy Hodgson answered the many pleas by calling Kane up for the fixtures against Lithuania and Italy.

Against the Baltic nation, while the 21-year-old started the encounter on the bench, there seemed little doubt that he would get a taste of the action in the latter stages.

With excitement buzzing around the stadium following his introduction, it took all of just 80 seconds for Kane to find the back of the net as he connected with a cross from Raheem Sterling.

It’s easy to forget the Reds ace also scored his first England goal earlier in the match, but the occasion and ensuing headlines belonged to Kane, with Marca standing out in their overwhelming praise.

“English football holds its breath before the coming of the Tottenham striker who is called to mark a new era,” the Spanish publication write.

“Recent failures of England in major tournaments fuel the enthusiasm for the emergence of the 21-year-old striker, who of goal scoring ease, quality and mobility is breaking all the moulds.

“Kane is the best English newcomer of the last decade.”

Are the Spanish press correct in their assumption of Harry Kane?

From a goal scoring perspective, the White Hart Lane idol is undoubtedly the most impressive newcomer as he sits atop of the Premier League scoring charts alongside Chelsea ace Diego Costa.

However, attacking players shouldn’t be judged on goals alone as both Sterling and the Gunners’ attacker Danny Welbeck contribute greatly in different areas.

The latter, in particular, has proved to be hard-working forward, willing to defend from the front and with six strikes this campaign, he is Europe’s outright leading scorer in qualification.

That said, Kane has plenty more to his game that just finding the net and in a similar mould to Alan Shearer, he has all of the attributes required to lead England for the foreseeable future.

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