Tottenham striker Harry Kane reveals Mauricio Pochettino’s pre-season advice

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The Spurs striker is back amongst the goals after a difficult start to the season.

Spurs starlet Harry Kane has revealed what Mauricio Pochettino instructed him to do during the off-season, in quotes published by talkSPORT.

The England international enjoyed a successful but exhausting first senior campaign with Spurs and extended his season with the England Under-21s participation in the European Championship.

"It was important for me to have a good break after the Euros and last season," said Kane.

"The gaffer said that I should go away for three weeks and just forget about football, clear my mind and relax.

"So I went to America and the Bahamas with my girlfriend, played some golf, chilled on the beach and tried to forget about the phone and not look at social media."

The break didn't appear to have the desired effect and some have suggested fatigue is to blame for the 22-year old’s slow start domestically.

It’s been a different story for England this past week however, with Kane coming off the bench to score in successive games against San Marino and Switzerland, and Spurs fans will hope it provides the boost to kick-start the striker’s Premier League form.

Both finishes have oozed class and made no hint towards a player lacking in confidence in front of goal.

Kane’s return to club duty is likely to be complemented by the return of Christian Eriksen and the introduction of at least one of Tottenham’s attacking recruits.

Goal-scoring opportunities should now increase for the Spurs academy graduate and the much-derided international break has been chance for Kane to shake off the cobwebs, and ensure he doesn’t miss them when they come along.

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