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Mauricio Pochettino running out of words for Harry Kane

  • Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has praised Harry Kane once again 
  • England striker has scored 11 goals in seven matches during September
  • He netted a hat-trick as Spurs beat APOEL Nicosia in the Champions League
  • Pochettino admits he has run out of superlatives for the goal-hungry striker
  • Tottenham return to Premier League action at Huddersfield on Saturday 

Mauricio Pochettino believes Harry Kane can become Tottenham’s best ever striker.

The England international has netted 11 goals in seven games this month, after a barren spell in August, and comparisons to Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have continued to swirl around him.

Tottenham hero Glenn Hoddle said on Wednesday that Kane will go on to become a Spurs great and Pochettino said: ‘I agree with Glenn. I think who better to assess Harry? 

Harry Kane shows off the match ball after scoring a hat-trick in Tottenham’s win over APOEL

The striker has earned plenty of plaudits after scoring 11 times in seven matches this month

The striker has earned plenty of plaudits after scoring 11 times in seven matches this month

Kane jogs with Hugo Lloris during training on Thursday ahead of Spurs' visit to Huddersfield

Kane jogs with Hugo Lloris during training on Thursday ahead of Spurs’ visit to Huddersfield

Coach Mauricio Pochettino admitted he has run out of superlatives to describe Kane

Coach Mauricio Pochettino admitted he has run out of superlatives to describe Kane

‘Harry is still so young. For me he is one of the best strikers in the world. He is so young and can improve. He is a professional. He has a gap to improve a lot. 

‘All the words I can use to describe Harry Kane, there are difficult to find more, but he is one of the best in the world.’ 

Kane, who scored his sixth hat-trick of 2017 with a treble against APOEL Nicosia in the Champions League, could add to his goal tally when Tottenham travel to Huddersfield on Saturday.

Dele Alli pings a pass in Tottenham's training on Thursday ahead of their trip to Huddersfield

Dele Alli pings a pass in Tottenham’s training on Thursday ahead of their trip to Huddersfield

Alli was involved in both of Kane's goals as they beat London rivals West Ham 3-2 on Saturday

Alli was involved in both of Kane’s goals as they beat London rivals West Ham 3-2 on Saturday

Kane leads the Tottenham squad out onto the training field for Thursday's session

Kane leads the Tottenham squad out onto the training field for Thursday’s session

Christian Eriksen, on target at West Ham last weekend, practises his passing 

Christian Eriksen, on target at West Ham last weekend, practises his passing 

Fernando Llorente sprints in training as Tottenham get ready for their game at Huddersfield

Fernando Llorente sprints in training as Tottenham get ready for their game at Huddersfield

Heung-Min Son (left), Moussa Sissoko (second left), Eric Dier (second right) and Davinson Sanchez are put through their paces on the training field

Heung-Min Son (left), Moussa Sissoko (second left), Eric Dier (second right) and Davinson Sanchez are put through their paces on the training field

He is jostling with Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku, Alvaro Morata at Chelsea and Sergio Aguero at Manchester City as the Premier League’s most in-form striker.

But Pochettino refused to be drawn on whether he considered Kane ahead of his rivals. 

‘If you asked Antonio Conte or Pep Guardiola, they may want Morata and Aguero. If you can ask Jose Mourinho it is Lukaku. Harry Kane is one of the best, but the strikers are showing their level every week. It is so difficult to say who is the best.’

 

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