Manchester United great Paul Scholes full of praise for Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane

Harry Kane’s first goal for Tottenham Hotspur against West Bromwich Albion reminded Paul Scholes of former Manchester United teammate Ruud van Nistelrooy.

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has been singing the praises of Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane in The Independent.

England Under-21 international Kane has been in superb form so far this season and has been one of the best young players in the Premier League.

The youngster has already scored 20 goals in all competitions for Spurs this campaign, including 10 in the Premier League.

Two of those goals came against West Bromwich Albion away from home in the Premier League on Saturday.

Kane scored Spurs’ second of the match at The Hawthorns in the 15th minute and wrapped up a comfortable 3-0 win with a 64th-minute penalty.

Scholes, a former United and England international midfielder, was delighted with what he saw of the English youngster against the Baggies, particularly his first goal.

Writing in The Independent, the 40-year-old described it as his ‘moment of the week’ and compared it with goals scored by his former United teammate Ruud van Nistelrooy.

“That first goal reminded me of Ruud Van Nistelrooy,” wrote Scholes. “Ruthless.”

Scholes also make Kane his ‘player of the week’ and explained: “I really like the way he plays and he scored another two goals against West Brom.”

Kane is getting better and better with every passing week, and, more importantly perhaps, he is scoring goals regularly.

The youngster is the breakout star of the Premier League this season, and the praises he has been showered upon are justified.

Mobile, hard-working and creative, Kane has an all-round game that is very encouraging and suits Tottenham’s style of play.

Perhaps it would not be wise to get carried away with Kane just yet, but the signs of a very promising career are evident.

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