Kane reveals Sheringham as his main inspiration

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has explained Teddy Sheringham is the man he's always looking to mirror.

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane explained on the club’s website that he tries to do things similarly to former Spurs forward Teddy Sheringham.

Kane has had an unbelievable season in Tottenham’s attack reaching the impressive milestone of 30 goals across all competitions.

He’s a forward who incorporates a number of different styles as a striker, citing Sheringham as his main inspiration.

“Teddy Sheringham was doing very well as I was growing up and I got to watch him a lot. He was a great player and a great striker and I try to do things similarly to him," he said.

Kane will be pleased if he can have the same sort of impact as the former Tottenham man over an extended period.

It’s going to be interesting to see how he deals with the challenge of no longer being an unknown commodity next season.

Teams will be aware of the threat he poses and will have fresh ideas over how to keep him quiet and out of games.

There have already been one or two instances this season where he has struggled to maintain his effectiveness in big games, with Manchester United isolating him superbly when Tottenham lost 3-0 at Old Trafford.

He needs to reinvent himself effectively to stay at the level he’s created for himself and that will be the true test of whether he’s going to replicate 30 goal seasons for the rest of his career.

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