Tottenham boss Pochettino wants Harry Kane to follow in the footsteps of Sergio Aguero

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The Tottenham Hotspur striker is not yet at the top of his game.

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has been speaking to German magazine Kicker (with his comments later published online by ESPN) about his striker Harry Kane, suggesting that he has the potential to ultimately become one of the world’s best in his position.

Kane struggled for form at the start of the campaign but he has proved the doubters wrong by netting 20 times in 40 appearances to date.

That follows on from the 31 goals he scored in 51 games last season and yet Pochettino still feels the England international has a way to go before he is mentioned in the same breath as the top level of strikers.

“He can be one of the great forwards in the Premier League and for the national team,” the Tottenham boss said. “But you can only be one of the real greats if you have shown that over a number of years. Sergio Aguero comes into my mind.”

At just 22, Kane has plenty of time to become the superstar striker many expect him to be, and there is no doubt if he can replicate the form of Manchester City’s Aguero Tottenham could benefit for the next decade.

For now Kane will be solely focused on firing Spurs to victory in this evening’s Europa League clash with Borussia Dortmund, with more lofty ambitions waiting for another day.

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