Graham Roberts explains why Harry Kane is a rare modern day player, also praises Tottenham’s youthful core

Tottenham legend Graham Roberts has praised Harry Kane.

Harry Kane got back to scoring ways at the weekend, netting a hat-trick against Bournemouth, and Graham Roberts has taken to Twitter to praise the striker for his attitude in the modern age of football.

Kane, being a local boy from the Spurs academy system, has endeared himself to Tottenham’s fans for his attitude on the field of play, as well as his incredible goalscoring form.

However, when the goals dried up a the beginning of this season, the fans did not get on Kane’s back, as he continued to work harder than any other player in the Tottenham squad.

He may not have been scoring, but he was tirelessly leading the attacking line, and was unlucky to have only netted once - against Manchester City - prior to his hat-trick against Bournemouth.

Kane, 22, is a rare player in the modern age according to Roberts, because of this attitude he has to always work for the team, and it is the kind of attitude which will likely see Kane want to stay with Spurs for his entire career.

Roberts also had high praise for two other Tottenham players, claiming that Spurs are lucky to possess a young group of hungry players in the first-team, highlighting Kane, along with Eric Dier and Ryan Mason.

They are all English and in their early 20’s, and if they continue playing as they have been, the trio will be central for both Spurs and England over the next 15 years.

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