Jason Cundy compares Tottenham forward Harry Kane to Wayne Rooney
Jason Cundy has raved about the quality of Tottenham star Harry Kane, as well as comparing him to Premier League legend Wayne Rooney.
Kane has been in stunning form at the beginning of the season, scoring 10 goals and supplying nine assists in 10 games across all competitions.
A lot has been made about the 27-year-old’s positioning on the pitch so far this campaign, as the centre-forward has dropped deeper at times to receive the ball and has showcased some stunning precision passes to earn assists.
The England captain is a goal machine that has been such a consistent striker for so many years, but he’s now showing a creative flair on top of that as well.
Cundy has made a comparison between Kane and ex-England captain Rooney, who is now aged 35 and plays for Derby County in the Championship.
Rooney is the second-higher goalscorer in Premier League history with 208 goals and he won five top-flight titles during his time at Old Trafford with Manchester United.
“He is a brilliant footballer and England are very lucky to have him… He’s got a slightly different role now. Jose has got him playing as a mix between a number nine and a number 10, a little bit like what Wayne Rooney could do. There aren’t many players that can do that,” Cundy told talkSPORT.
“You can put him anywhere Wayne Rooney in his day and he’d be the best player on the pitch. Kane is up there for me right now with what Wayne Rooney was doing for Manchester United and doing for England that’s how good he is.”
Kane looks like he’s reaching the peak of his powers aged 27 and he could have a good chance of eventually overtaking Rooney in the Premier League goalscoring charts if he continues at the same rate.
The attacker’s partnership with Heung-Min Son is proving to be extremely beneficial for both, as the duo of Frank Lampard and Didier Drogba are the only pairing in Premier League history to have combined more for goals.
Kane could soon have the extra firepower of Gareth Bale alongside him once manager Jose Mourinho judges he’s up to full fitness and Spurs fans should be set for an exciting season considering their offensive talent.
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