Graeme Souness shares his impression of Tottenham star after conversation in Portugal

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Graeme Souness compares Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane to England great Alan Shearer.

Liverpool legend Graeme Souness has suggested in The Sunday Times that he rates Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane highly.

The former Liverpool midfielder has shared his discussion with the England international in Portugal.

Souness has also compared Kane to Newcastle United’s legendary striker Alan Shearer.

“Kane started slowly but is now the league’s top scorer with 21 goals,” the former Scotland international wrote in The Sunday Times. “If he stays fit and keeps scoring, Tottenham can go on to win the title.

“I met him in Portugal recently and when we talked about football, his eyes lit up and his whole body seemed to come alive. There are echoes of Alan Shearer in his game.

“Alan was never happy with anything, always looking for himself and those around him to improve. He was the best English centre-forward of all, but Kane could come close. He is capable of scoring all types of goal.”

Kane enjoyed a breakthrough season during the 2014-15 campaign, scoring 21 goals and creating 27 chances in 34 Premier League appearances for Tottenham.

The 22-year-old has scored 21 goals and created 37 chances in 31 league matches for Spurs so far this campaign.

The youngster has proved that he is not a one-season wonder and is banging in the goals for fun.

Shearer is one of the greatest strikers to have played in the Premier League and Kane has a long way to go before matching his achievements, but the Tottenham youngster can do that if he keeps on scoring goals.

Tottenham are second in the Premier League table at the moment with 61 points from 31 matches, five points behind leaders Leicester City.

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