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Kane is like Maradona – Tottenham star has ability of Argentina legend, says Ginola

The England international earned special praise after a heavenly appearance in Spurs Premier League whipping of Newcastle,

Harry Kane has been contrasted with Argentina legend Diego Maradona by David Ginola, who commended the strikers change into Tottenhams “new playmaker”.

Kane played the full 90 minutes of Spurs 5-1 home win against Newcastle on Sunday, which saw Antonio Contes side move into the top four.

The 28-year-old wasnt among the scorers however enrolled his 6th Premier League help of the season to cap an amazing all over display and was singled out for exceptional applause by Ginola after the game.

The former Tottenham midfielder sees similitudes among Kane and Argentina incredible Maradona, who was additionally known for dropping profound to create defance dividing passes.

“It [the prevail upon Newcastle] was exceptionally amazing,” Ginola told Sky Sports. “Prods looked so solid, particularly in the last part. They looked certain, they are playing their game.


“They depend on their best resources in the recreation area, their passing is splendid and their completing is astonishing.

“The new playmaker at Spurs is Harry Kane. Hes like Maradona currently, playing in the recreation area, long balls, short balls, scoring, assisting – goodness. [Its] the new Harry Kane.”

Ben Davies, Matt Doherty, Son Heung-min, Emerson Royal and Steven Bergwijn generally got on the scoresheet against Newcastle, while Kane couldn’t add to his take of 22 goals in all competitions.

Conte was still tremendously satisfied with the England internationals commitment, and says he gives a brilliant contribution of incredible skill for his teammates to follow.

“His exhibition was astounding. I shared with him toward the finish of the game that it was a disgrace he didn’t score,” said the Italian manager. “To have this kind of player in your team makes you solid.

“It is important for his teammates to realize Kane is in our team. We realize he can score and make. As a matter of first importance I like the individual. We are discussing a talented player.

“Ordinarily players with extraordinary ability would rather not really buckle down. Not that they need to work less but rather in some cases they can be languid. He was a model from the main day I showed up here.”

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