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Are Harry Kane and Dele Alli the new Fernando Torres and Steven Gerrard?

Tottenham's Harry Kane and Dele Alli

The Tottenham Hotspur duo have linked up impeccably on countless times this season, including against Everton at the weekend.

Tottenham's Harry Kane celebrates scoring their first goalTottenham's Harry Kane celebrates scoring their first goal

After the Tottenham Hotspur's 3-2 Premier League win over Everton at the weekend, which yielded another masterclass from both Harry Kane and Dele Alli with Kane scoring twice and Alli once, similarities have been drawn to another outstanding partnership.

Liverpool fans watching the England internationals could be forgiven for having flashbacks to when Fernando Torres and Steven Gerrard used to link up on the pitch, as we're seeing the closest thing to that now at White Hart Lane.

Gerrard and Torres had a seemingly telepathic partnership, with the former Liverpool captain Gerrard knowing exactly what space the current Atletico Madrid striker would be running into, and to devastating effect.

Spurs fans are starting to see a similar arrangement with Kane and Alli, with Kane's form in front of goal making pundits and fans wonder whether he's a world class striker or not, and Alli effortlessly finding Kane to give him chances.

Tottenham's Dele Alli celebrates scoring their first goal with Harry KaneTottenham's Dele Alli celebrates scoring their first goal with Harry Kane

Given that Kane and Alli are just 23 and 20 respectively, the fact they're already on this wavelength is simply staggering, and if Spurs can keep the pair together, then maybe a genuine title challenge in the coming years doesn't seem so unrealistic after all. 

Meanwhile, over at Anfield, Liverpool fans will be enviously watching the pair, being reminded of something very special that they once had. 

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