Gary Lineker claims Tottenham's Harry Kane reminds him of Alan Shearer

Gary Lineker

Gary Lineker believes Harry Kane is somewhat similar to Alan Shearer.

Ex-Tottenham striker has told The Times that current Spurs star Harry Kane reminds him of legendary striker Alan Shearer.

Tottenham have been enjoying a remarkable campaign so far, losing just two of their 20 Premier League games after a sensational first half of the season under Mauricio Pochettino.

Players such as Hugo Lloris, Toby Alderweireld, Eric Dier, Mousa Dembele and Dele Alli have deservedly earned praise for their performances, but striker Kane has once again been a key man.

The 22-year-old forward, who exploded onto the scene last season with 31 goals in all competitions, has again thrived this term, hitting six goals in his last nine games for Spurs.

Tipped to make a big impact during England's Euro 2016, Kane is on fire at the moment, and now ex-Spurs striker Gary Lineker has had his say on the talented goal machine.

Speaking to The Times, Lineker claims that Kane has it all, and would be even better if he just had an extra yard of pace - which means he has made a comparison to Alan Shearer.

The Premier League's all-time record goalscorer is a legend in English football, and Lineker claims that Kane's all-round game reminds him of the former Newcastle hitman.

"Without wishing to make any horrible comparisons with someone, Kane does remind me a little bit of Shearer," said Lineker. "I like Kane and I know Shearer likes him a lot as well. He has a really strong all-round game. He's not lightning quick, but he's not slow."

"That's the only thing you would look at and say, 'If he was a yard or two quicker'... well, I don't know what you'd be looking at. He scores poacher's goals, great goals, takes free kicks, takes penalties. He does the whole thing," he added.

Which striker would you compare Kane to?

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