Sky Sports pundit Don Goodman claims Adam Armstrong could become Newcastle's Harry Kane

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Don Goodman believes Adam Armstrong could emulate Harry Kane at Newcastle.

Pundit Don Goodman has told Sky Sports that he thinks Newcastle-owned striker Adam Armstrong could become like Tottenham's Harry Kane.

The Magpies have struggled in front of goal of late, with just one goal scored in the last four matches - but one Newcastle-owned forward is continuing to find the back of the net.

18-year-old Adam Armstrong is currently out on loan at League One side Coventry City, and with 16 goals in 22 games, he has been a goal machine for the Sky Blues.

Armstrong, who was born and bred in Newcastle, grew up supporting the Magpies, and has come up through the ranks at St. James' Park, with plenty of hype surrounding him.

A prolific scorer with the Newcastle youth and reserve teams, as well as the England youth sides, Armstrong has potential to become a star with Newcastle, and he has shown what he can do during his time on loan at the Ricoh Arena this season.

Many Newcastle fans have wondered whether the teenager should be recalled to help their struggling attack, but Armstrong remains a Coventry player, with Steve McClaren seemingly preferring to give him regular first team football under Tony Mowbray.

Speaking to Sky Sports, pundit Don Goodman thinks that Armstrong could end up being Newcastle's very own Harry Kane, who also spent time out on loan in the Football League before thriving in the Premier League with Tottenham, even becoming a regular for the England national team.

"You only have to look at Harry Kane," said Goodman. "He is the perfect example that Armstrong needs to look at. I saw Kane playing on loan at Millwall and elsewhere and you saw him grow. It wasn't an explosion like Armstrong, it was a slow, steady improvement, but now he is almost irreplaceable for Spurs, playing week in, week out, and an England regular. I dare to say he wouldn't have come on in the same way had he not had the loan spells," he added.

Kane eventually got his chance at Tottenham after spells with Leyton Orient, Millwall, Norwich City and Leicester City - and Newcastle may well give Armstrong an opportunity to shine next season, when he can prove whether that Kane comparison is a fair one.

Can Armstrong become Newcastle's own Harry Kane?

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