Date: 12th February 2018 at 7:32am
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BBC Sport pundit Garth Crooks has raved about Harry Kane for his performance in Tottenham’s 1-0 win against Arsenal on Saturday.

Kane, 24, was the North London derby hero when he scored in the 49th minute to earn Spurs a massive three points against their bitter rivals.

The England international has been in incredible form this season, scoring 32 goals in 33 appearances across all competitions for Spurs.

Crooks admitted he was blown away from Kane’s display on Saturday afternoon, but now he has detailed what Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy must do next at the North London club.

“Kane’s ability to retain possession in tight situations and bring his team-mates into the picture was also quite outstanding,” he said on the BBC Sport website.

“Add in his overall work-rate for the team and his goals-per-game ratio and you are left asking yourself: can Spurs really expect to keep this player without winning a trophy in return?

“It is therefore incumbent on chairman Daniel Levy to bring in the players who don’t merely flirt with the Premier League title but can actually win it.”

Tottenham, for all their plaudits in the past few seasons, have still been unable to win any silverware and many think that players like Kane, Dele Alli and Christian Eriksen are fully deserved of playing for a team that is able to lift trophies.

The FA Cup is perhaps the most likely competition for Spurs to win this season after they booked their spot in the Fifth Round last week with a replay win against Newport County.

However it seems that Crooks believes that the Premier League title should be what Mauricio Pochettino and his squad should be aiming for.

That will no doubt have to wait until next season though, with Manchester City 16 points clear at the top of the table while Spurs sit in fourth place.

In other Tottenham news, Graeme Souness has urged one of Spurs’ rivals to snap up this Pochettino favourite.

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