Marcel Desailly tips Harry Kane and Tottenham teammate to lead England to Euro 2016 glory

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The Premier League title contenders have had five of their players included in Roy Hodgson's provisional squad.

Premier League great Marcel Desailly has suggested that Tottenham stars Harry Kane and Dele Alli have the ability to lead England to glory during this summer's European Championships, The Sun reports.

The pair are just two of the five players from Mauricio Pochettino's side that have been called up into Roy Hodgson's provisional squad for the tournament. And with the duo enjoying such fantastic seasons, it seems incredibly unlikely that either will find themselves missing out when the final 23 is named.

And Desailly - who helped this year's host nation France win the competition in 2000 - believes that the pair have the ability to help the Three Lions cause something of a surprise by going all the way.

"I think England has revolutionised their team with a manager who knows his direction, and now have a generation of players in Dele Alli and Harry Kane that could march through the tournament," he told The Sun.

Although Spurs were humiliated by Newcastle on the final day of the season, they spent much of the latter stages of the campaign as Leicester's closest rivals for the title, and Kane and Alli were instrumental in keeping them in the title picture.

Kane finished the season as the leading goalscorer in the top flight, while Alli surprised everyone by enjoying a sensational first campaign following his move to White Hart Lane.

And if they can replicate that form in France, then perhaps England will fancy their chances of establishing themselves as contenders for the trophy. 

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