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'I love it': Conte says one Tottenham player is such an amazing example to his teammates
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'I love it': Conte says one Tottenham player is such an amazing example to his teammates

Tottenham Hotspur manager Antonio Conte has hailed Spurs striker Harry Kane ahead of their Premier League meeting with Wolves.

The Tottenham boss admits that, while he loves Kane’s talent, it’s his attitude and eagerness to inspire his Spurs teammates that stands out for him.

This week marked 10 years since Kane made his Premier League debut for Tottenham.

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Back in August 2012, Kane came on as an 86th-minute substitute for Sandro in a 2-1 loss at Newcastle United.

The Tottenham striker had made his club debut one year earlier, in a Europa League qualifier at home to Hearts.

Since then, Kane has risen to the very top of the game, shining for club and country.

The 29-year-old has made 388 competitive appearances for Tottenham, registering 249 goals and 59 assists.

Kane has also won 73 England caps, scoring 50 goals, and has captained his nation to a World Cup semi-final and a European final.

“One of the best strikers that I had in my career as a coach”

Football.london‘s Alasdair Gold asked Conte where Kane ranks in the list of strikers this game has seen.

“For sure, he is one of the best strikers that I had in my career as a coach,” replied the Italian.

“The characteristic that hit me about Harry, is that he has great talent, he is a number nine but at the same time can become a number 10 during the game.

“But what I love about him is the desire, the will to work and to be a good example for his team-mates.

“I appreciate that a lot, I love it, to see a player, a world class striker to be a good example, because if you have this type of example it is more simple with you to work with the rest of the players.”

With Conte in charge and a busy summer on the transfer front, Tottenham are looking strong right now.

Kane is yet to lift a trophy at Spurs – could this be the season when this changes?

Obviously it’s a bit early, but there are some promising signs.

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