Pele insists he's been impressed with Tottenham this year and singles out two players for praise

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The three-time World Cup winner is a fan of the work that Mauricio Pochettino has done.

Brazil legend Pele has admitted that he has been hugely impressed by Tottenham this season, and singled out Harry Kane and Dele Alli for praise, The Sun reports.

Mauricio Pochettino's men are currently second in the Premier League table, and, following Arsenal's draw with West Ham, are surely the only team left that can still prevent Leicester City winning the title.

The consistently excellent form shown by the young players that Pochettino has relied upon has been a key part of their success this term, and while the three-time World Cup winner suggested that the whole team has caught his eye, he suggested that two of their players have been particularly influential.

"I am really impressed by Tottenham this season," he told The Sun.

"The players who have stood out, particularly, are Alli and Kane. They represent the new generation for the national team."

The England pair's partnership has been the most lethal in the top flight this term, with the former MK Dons starlet providing the assist for seven of Kane's 22 league goals this season. 

And it has not just been with assists that Alli has been prolific for Spurs, as he has also contributed seven goals himself which makes him the second highest scorer in the entire team.

And while their performances this season should banish any doubt over their ability to play at the highest level, the fact that arguably the greatest player ever to play the game is heaping praise upon them should undoubtedly quash any remaining questions regarding their talent. 

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