Massimo Luongo praises Harry Kane and fellow Tottenham Hotspur and England stars

The Australian international is a former Tottenham Hotspur youngster.

Australia's Massimo Luongo in action during trainingAustralia's Massimo Luongo in action during training

Massimo Luongo has been commenting on the success of his former club Tottenham Hotspur this week. The QPR midfielder will face off against several Spurs players when in international action with Australia this evening.

Speaking to Goal.com he spoke of the brilliance of his former youth teammate Harry Kane – and also had kind words to say about Dele Alli, Eric Dier, Kyle Walker and Danny Rose.

Harry Kane scores the first goal for EnglandHarry Kane scores the first goal for England

He stated:

"I’ve known Harry Kane for a while and for him to do what he’s done in the past two seasons has been unreal.

"I think his pathway was the perfect pathway. If you were to tell youngsters what to follow, it would be his pathway.

"At every stage, in every youth team, he’s always shined and he’s always scored and that’s the one thing you can’t take away from him. If you can do that at any level you’re going to be world class.

“They have Dele Alli, I’ve played against him for a few seasons in League One and he always had the qualities, so if you combine all of those along with Eric Dier, Danny Rose, Kyle Walker – they all have something unique to add to a team.”

The central-midfielder joined Tottenham in 2011 but played just once for the club, featuring in a League Cup defeat against Stoke City back in 2011.He missed a penalty that cost Spurs the game.

Massimo Luongo - Tottenham Hotspur misses his penalty to lose the matchMassimo Luongo - Tottenham Hotspur misses his penalty to lose the match

He went on to join Swindon Town in 2013 where he became one of the stars of the Football League before heading to QPR last summer.

He is now clearly enjoying seeing his former team and some of his old team-mates performing so well with Spurs – who of course challenged for the Premier League title last season.

England's Eric Dier and Dele Alli during trainingEngland's Eric Dier and Dele Alli during training

Kane’s form in particular was devastating, scoring 28 goals for Spurs.

Luongo’s old mate will be hoping to get a chance to pop one past him for England tonight.

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