Tottenham legend claims Harry Kane has proved himself

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At the start of the season, many pundits predicted that Tottenham Hotspur's star striker may struggle to replicate his form from the previous campaign.

Lesley King has told Sky Sports how he thinks Harry Kane is the real deal.

The former Tottenham Hotspur captain lavished praise on the England international saying:

"He's been massive, he came into the season under a bit of scrutiny with people wondering whether he would be able to score the goals again this season, and he has handled that bravely."

Kane has been in sizzling form for his club this season, scoring 25 goals in 43 appearances, and King went on to say how impressive his record is:

"To score 20 goals plus again just shows that he is a real top striker in the Premier league, and someone who I feel will be able to do it on a regular basis for Tottenham."

Spurs currently sit seven points behind leaders Leicester City, but the gap would be far greater were it not for Kane's goals.

His energetic displays ensure that opposition defences have no time to dwell on the ball, whilst he also provides a fantastic outlet for Spurs when they are under pressure.

He has proved himself again on the international stage with England, with three goals for his country this season, including a vital goal in Berlin against World Cup holders - Germany.

Spurs continue their quest to cut the lead at the top of the Premier league when they host Manchester United at White Hart Lane on Sunday.

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