Pochettino: I Lack Enough Words To Praise 'One of the Best' Kane

Pochettino: I Lack Enough Words To Praise 'One of the Best' Kane

Kane has 25 league goals in 23 games in 2017, compared with Messi's 34 in 27 and Ronaldo's 15 in 20, and boasts a better shots-to-goals ratio than both.

Manager Mauricio Pochettino was also keen to praise the "unbelievable" Kane after Tottenham's win, although he was less willing to press the Ronaldo comparisons.

"Who better to assess Harry?" said Pochettino of Hoddle. Kane is a long way off those figures in just his second campaign but if the player has to get anywhere near over the next number of years then Tottenham have to emerge from their group of death this season. "They are killers. Harry has this special skill".

After a goalscoring drought in August, Kane has scored nine goals in five games in September, with a brace in each of Tottenham's two away league victories and their Champions League opener against Borussia Dortmund.

Cape Town - Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has revealed that he finds inspiration in the staggering goal-scoring records held by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. He is one of the best strikers in the world and because he's still so young, he can improve.

Choosing between the two is nearly impossible and rather than based on ability, the choice is usually made on personal preference.Henry who was even Messi's team-mate at Barcelona prefers the Argentine maestro over the Portuguese superstar.

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The 28-year-old scored 24 times in 37 games in the Premier League last season but couldn't help the Gunners finish in the top four.

"Harry is one of the best and will get better because he's so young".

"I've not seen it but I'm going to text Wayne to ask him how he built it".

Speaking at a news conference on Thursday, Pochettino said: "I never said he was better than Cristiano".

"I feel stronger holding off defenders maybe better than I was before". They've shown in the last five or 10 years that they are on another level.

"But of course I know we will arrive in our best condition and ready to compete".

"It's a big challenge for us to try to see what is our level and if we can compete in this type of level".

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