Jamie Redknapp: What I admire about Tottenham striker Harry Kane
The Spurs legend heaps praise on England striker Harry Kane after his 100th Premier League goal
Jamie Redknapp has heaped praise on Harry Kane after the Tottenham Hotspur striker scored his 100th Premier League goal in Sunday’s 3-0 win at Everton.
The England international has endured a tough start to the Premier League season after the Spurs forward failed to score against Newcastle United, Chelsea and Burnley.
However, Kane opened his Premier League account for the 2017-18 campaign with a double against Everton in their 3-0 victory at Goodison Park.
The 23-year-old’s whipped cross managed to beat Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford before adding a second goal on Merseyside.
Kane’s opener was his 100th Premier League goal but the England international admitted that his intention was to cross for one of his Tottenham team-mates.
Former Liverpool and Spurs midfielder Redknapp was impressed that Kane was willing to admit his first goal at Goodison Park was an accident.
“I was delighted to see Harry Kane score his 100th goal for Tottenham — and with the way he reacted to the cross-shot which saw him reach the milestone,” Redknapp told the Daily Mail.
“Many of those I played with would have tried to claim they were shooting, not crossing, but Kane remained refreshingly honest.
“Kane was on fire against Everton and it is obvious why he never scores in August — it’s to give everyone else a headstart!”
Kane scored 29 times in 33 appearances in the Premier League last season to finish as the division’s leading goal-scorer ahead of Romelu Lukaku.
The England striker has scored in excess of 20 goals in the last three seasons to establish himself as one of the Premier League’s most-prolific goal-scorers.
Tottenham are in fifth place in the Premier League table following two victories, a stalemate and a defeat.