Wayne Rooney lavishes praise on Tottenham’s Harry Kane


Former Manchester United star Wayne Rooney has actually lavished praise on Tottenham’s Harry Kane.

Rooney thinks that Harry Kane is the very best natural finisher the Premier League has actually seen given that Dutch legend Ruud van Nistelrooy.

The Dutchman is considered as among the finest finishers of his generation and he showed his pedigree in a number of leagues throughout Europe.

Ruud van Nistelrooy won the Eredivisie, the Premier League and La Liga during his playing days. He likewise handled to score 150 goals during his 5 seasons in England.

Rooney believes Harry Kane is a much better finisher than him and the Spurs ace might break his England record soon.

There is no doubt that Kane is an incredible goalscorer however this is incredibly high praise from a Premier League legend.

“I’m going to be honest, and this might surprise you, but I’m not a natural goalscorer. I was never a Gary Lineker or a Ruud van Nistelrooy; I never looked at myself that way,” he wrote in the Sunday Times.

” I hold the goal records for Manchester United and England and am very happy about that– yet there have actually been much better No. nines than me.

“Harry is a timeless No. 9, the closest I have actually seen to Ruud. He’s the one I ‘d start with if I were constructing a team. Harry Kane: there’s my No. 9, then I ‘d construct the rest around him.

” In the last 2 seasons we have actually seen him drop much deeper more and play balls in behind and he’s very proficient at it, as we saw when England beat Spain in Seville.

“But if I were managing Harry, I’d be telling him to stay high as that No.9. His biggest strength is finishing and he strikes the ball so well that from 20 yards or closer he should be looking to hit it whenever possible.”

Kane is currently 21 goals shy of Rooney’s England record and if he handles to remain healthy, he might have a possibility of breaking Alan Shearer’s Premier League goalscoring record.

The Tottenham star is still just 26 and he has 136 Premier League goals currently.

Kane has actually fought with injuries this season and it will be intriguing to see if he can overcome those worrying injuries and come back sharper next year.

Jose Mourinho will need to handle his valued property thoroughly in order to keep him fit and fresh throughout the season.

Spurs have actually frequently overplayed him due to their absence of choices up front.

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