Jermaine Jenas offers surprise verdict on Tottenham's attacking threat without Harry Kane

Jermaine Jenas

Jermaine Jenas believes Tottenham will score goals with or without Harry Kane leading the line.

Former Tottenham midfielder and current pundit Jermaine Jenas has told BT Sport that he thinks Spurs are just fine in front of goal without Harry Kane.

Spurs advanced into the last 16 of the Europa League on Thursday night, having coasted past Fiorentina with a 3-0 victory at White Hart Lane.

Goals from Ryan Mason, Nacer Chadli and a Gonzalo Rodriguez own goal sent Spurs through with a 4-1 aggregate win - an impressive win considering that star striker and top goalscorer Harry Kane missed the game through injury.

Kane suffered a broken nose in Sunday's FA Cup defeat to Crystal Palace, but should be back in time to face Swansea City on Sunday, with a protective mask aiding his ability to feature.

Even without the England international, Spurs racked up three goals against a solid Italian side, showing that Mauricio Pochettino's men can recover from major blows to come through as a team and win big games.

Now, former Spurs midfielder and current pundit Jermaine Jenas has told BT Sport that he believes Tottenham have answered the question about how they'll cope without Kane throughout the season.

Jenas also commented on the return from injury of midfielder Mason, suggesting that his runs forward could be a major boost for Spurs for the rest of the season.

"There's that question that's always over Spurs, as to what's going to happen if Harry Kane gets injured, or if he's not around," said Jenas. "I'm on the side of where I think that this Spurs side has answered that question all year round; they can score goals from anywhere on the pitch."

"I think Ryan Mason coming back fit, who started it off for Spurs today, is another massive positive for Pochettino, because that's what he can add; he can add those long runs into the box and a few more goals as well," he added.

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