Alan Shearer picks the only Tottenham Hotspur player who’s maintaining high standards

BBC pundit Alan Shearer looks on before the FA Cup Second round match between Hartlepool United and Blyth Spartans at Victoria Park on December 5, 2014 in Hartlepool, England.

Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham Hotspur lost in the Premier League at the weekend.

Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur looks on during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at Etihad Stadium on December 16, 2017 in Manchester, England.

Alan Shearer has written in The Sun that Harry Kane is the only player at Tottenham Hotspur who is maintaining the high standards.

The former Newcastle United striker, though, believes that Kane could have been sent off during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Spurs at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday evening.

Shearer wrote in The Sun: “Kane, for me, is the only player at Spurs maintaining the very high standards he set himself last season. Yet he, too, could have got his marching orders on Saturday.”

Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur runs with the ball during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at Etihad Stadium on December 16, 2017 in Manchester,...

Tottenham’s overall performances and results in the Premier League so far this season have not been as good as they were last season.

True, winning against City at the Etihad Stadium at the weekend was not going to be easy, but not many would have expected Spurs to conceded as many as four goals.

Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur looks on whilst warming up prior to the Premier League match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at Etihad Stadium on December 16, 2017 in...

Kane did not have a good match against City, but the England international striker has played well well overall so far this season.

The 24-year-old striker has scored 12 goals and provided one assist in 17 Premier League appearances for Spurs so far this season.

Spurs are out of the running for the Premier League title this season, but the North London outfit can certainly end up in the top four.

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