David Pleat makes admission: I was worried about this Tottenham attacker
By Harvey Byrne
Former Tottenham boss David Pleat has admitted he was worried at first that Harry Kane would become too selfish looking for his golden boot.
The 23-year-old striker has risen to stardom after his breakthrough season under Mauricio Pochettino three years a go and he has managed to claim two golden boots in two consecutives seasons.
There were however some doubts that he would be able to win the award this campaign after missing eight league matches through injury.
But, with a stunning return of 29 goals in 30 appearances, including three in the final day 7-1 victory against Hull he has finished as the league’s top goal scorer with four more than second placed Everton forward Romelu Lukaku.
Kane received plaudits from many fans and pundits alike on Sunday and while Pleat joined in, he did also revealed that he was initially worried about the Spurs attacker.
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“Harry Kane is a good ambassador for the game,” told Pleat, as quoted by the BBC Sport live blog on Sunday (5.26pm).
“I was worried he would become selfish looking for this golden boot but he hasn’t.
“For Spurs to finish with 86 points, more goals than any other team in the league, conceding less goals than any other team in the league and playing the Tottenham way – It’s just fantastic.”
Kane has now returned a stunning 99 goals in 165 appearances in total for Tottenham and fans will now be excited for his future.
Additionally, many supporters will be hoping that the club can go on and achieve a league title victory in the next few years and with Kane leading the line may will believe they can/
In other Tottenham news, Piers Morgan has revealed he’s changed his mind about Spurs 23-year-old.