Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane assesses West Ham United's and Leicester City's top-four chances

Leicester City and West Ham United have been two of the Premier League's surprise packages, and they look to be competing with Tottenham Hotspur for a European place.

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has admitted to the Hampstead and Highgate Newspaper that Leicester City and West Ham United are playing very well.

Leicester and West Ham have been two of the Premier League’s form sides over the early part of the campaign, and they have elevated themselves into the upper echelons of the table.

Leicester and West Ham will both be looking to compete with Spurs for a European place, but Kane feels that both have tough tests coming up – due to their fixture lists.

“Leicester and West Ham are playing very well but, again, it’s a long old season. It’s tough to maintain it at this level - we’ll see what happens. I know Leicester have got some tough games coming up, and West Ham as well.

“We’ve just got to concentrate on ourselves and try not to think about the teams around us. We’re playing very well, we’re got great belief and we’ve just got to keep trying to move up that table.”

As things stand, Leicester are in third place in the Premier League table, and they have given themselves a four-point lead over Spurs.

West Ham, meanwhile, are level on points with Tottenham – but they sit one place below the Lilywhites due to their inferior goal-difference.

Tottenham and West Ham are due to meet after the international break, and whoever wins that fixture will take a big step towards Europe.

A victory for either side would push them very close to the top-four, but a defeat could see them fall down to eighth place, if other results go against them.

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