The Brazilian previously made 135 appearances for Tottenham but he was barely used during his last three years at White Hart Lane and he later moved on to Championship side Watford.
Kane is a player Gomes will have seen come through the ranks at Tottenham and he is likely to have faced more than a few of the youngster’s shots as he looked to impress in training and stake a claim for a first-team spot.
That has certainly happened now, with the 21-year-old scoring 30 goals to date in his breakout campaign.
Shortly after Kane’s award, Gomes wrote, “Congrats on winning PFA Young Player of the Year mate. Top lad; well deserved.”
Gomes is now 34 and he is enjoying a fine campaign at Watford, making 43 appearances to date in a year that has seen the Hornets win promotion back to the top flight.
As a result, the stopper looks set to come up against Kane and his other former Tottenham teammates in a matter of months.