Richard Keys discusses Tottenham signing Jamie Vardy, suggests potential partnership with Harry Kane

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Leicester forward Jamie Vardy has been linked to Tottenham Hotspur.

Well known football presenter Richard Keys has reacted to the news that suggests Tottenham could move for Jamie Vardy in January, writing on his personal website that he could form a good partnership with Spurs star Harry Kane.

Keys said: “What about Spurs? They've got less options than Chelsea should something happen to Harry Kane. He [Vardy] could also play with Kane, who quite likes to drift off the front in that No 10 jersey.”

The Mirror reported back in October that Vardy was a target for Spurs, and now that he has scored in 10 consecutive Premier League games, the Lilywhites are surely keeping a closer eye on him.

Keys has suggested that Vardy and Kane could work alongside one another at Spurs, despite Mauricio Pochettino playing a 4-2-3-1 system that only allows space for one forward.

Kane himself is almost the perfect modern day centre forward, with his goalscoring, chance creation and work rate all top class. It is his work rate which really sets him apart, and the English international is always looking to drop deep and run into the wide positions to create space for his teammates.

If he played alongside Vardy, the Leicester star could flourish even more than he currently does, with the space afforded by Kane’s running greater than he currently gets.

Vardy has proven his pace and understanding of space this term, and he would get more chances to score playing ahead of Kane, with the Spurs man creating more space for Vardy to then exploit as the main striker.

The links to Spurs are a surprise, despite Vardy’s great goalscoring record this season, but it is hard to deny that he would be a great player alongside Kane at White Hart Lane.

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