Harry Kane: I like a local derby, scoring against rivals is the best feeling

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Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane says he doesn't really know why he's played so well against some of the club's London rivals.

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane told FourFourTwo says he doesn’t know why he’s been successful against some of the club’s local rivals this season.

Kane has put in some big performances in games against Arsenal and Chelsea in the Premier League, claiming they are among the highlights as he reflects on his first full season at the club.

“I’m not too sure why – I guess I just like a local derby. Scoring against your local rivals is the best feeling. That’s why those games have been the highlight of my season in a Spurs shirt,” said Kane.

Kane has enjoyed a remarkable season as he’s shot up to the position of top goalscorer at White Hart Lane.

He’s now on a little run of difficult form and it’s important he can add to his goal tally looking ahead to the summer.

Chelsea showed in the League Cup final at Wembley that they quickly developed a system, which was designed to isolate Kane and keep him out of the game, which is something he needs to deal with next season.

He’s got a very good eye for goal and works as hard as anyone else in the Tottenham first team, but he needs to find a way to cope when sides put two men onto him tightly and then look to push the Spurs midfielder deeper and further away from him.

He’s lost the surprise factor he had when he first came into the team and is now a marked man whether he’s playing against Arsenal, Chelsea, West Ham or Aston Villa and Everton.

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