Ray Parlour backs Tottenham Hotspur star Harry Kane for a goalscoring run

The Spurs forward ended his mini-drought with a hat-trick against Bournemouth yesterday.

Former Arsenal midfielder Ray Parlour has backed Harry Kane to kick on following his hat-trick against Bournemouth yesterday.

The 22-year old has struggled in front of goal this season and had managed just one Premier League goal before his three-goal haul - and Spurs fans will be hoping it’s a sign of things to come.

“You’re going to get highs and lows as a striker, you’re going to go through barren spells where you’re not scoring,” said Parlour on the ‘Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast’ show on talkSPORT this morning (aired at 07:50).

“You’ve just got to keep going, keep making them runs and keep practicing in training and before you know it you’ll be back on the scoresheet.”

“He scored that brilliant goal against San Marino and one against Switzerland, so his confidence is there, and I’m sure this (hat-trick) will be massive for him and he’ll go on to score more goals,” he added.

Kane did indeed look back to his lively best at Dean Court, after what has been a frustrating campaign for the Spurs academy graduate.

It was a game where his fortunes seemingly turned, with bounces falling kindly for him after a few months where any hint of luck seemed to desert him, and Mauricio Pochettino will need his main man in top gear for a crucial November in the Premier League.

Spurs will be eyeing three points against Aston Villa next Monday with three London derbies – against Arsenal, West Ham and Chelsea - to follow before the month’s out.

The Lilywhites have steadily improved this season and how things stand once December arrives will be an indication of how far Pochettino can take his talented bunch this campaign.

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