Former Tottenham head coach Jose Mourinho has introduced which different striker he has labored with most carefully resembles Harry Kane.
Mourinho was fired as head coach of Spurs six days earlier than the Carabao Cup last, however achieved a stable partnership with Kane all through his profession.
Kane excelled beneath Mourinho | Pool / Getty Photographs
Talking to The Instances (quoted by Spanish outlet Marca), Mourinho drew parallels between Kane and Karim Benzema, which he managed at Actual Madrid.
“Like Harry Kane taking part in now, do the strikes he makes, when was the final time I obtained a striker to do that? Benzema! In Mourinho.
“As a result of Didier Drogba was not, Ibrahimovic was not, Lukaku was not. So generally the statistics don’t match into actuality.”
Benzema was a dependable supply of objectives and likewise linked effectively with Cristiano Ronaldo throughout Mourinho’s time on the Santiago Bernabeu and developed his sport to turn out to be an entire ahead.
Kane had been thought of some of the productive strikers in Europe earlier than Mourinho’s arrival, however has seen his inventory enhance additional since working with the Portuguese coach. In Tottenham’s Amazon Prime documentary ‘All or Nothing’, the very first episode focuses on Mourinho who explains how he may also help Kane attain new heights.
The 27-year-old has achieved precisely that regardless of Spurs’ shortcomings. Below Mourinho, Kane was formed right into a well-rounded ahead, releasing deeper and (lastly) amassing assists whereas nonetheless scoring from all angles.
He has taken up career-best 13 league assists thus far this season together with 21 Premier League objectives, displaying how Kane has been in a position to add a brand new dimension to his sport as a creator for teammates as effectively as purpose scorers.
His progress has motivated switch hypothesis from all angles consistent with Spurs’ failure to win silver once more this season, with Kane not hiding his ambition to win trophies as a crew.