'England's only world-class player': Graeme Souness lauds Harry Kane as Tottenham star honoured for breaking goals record

Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates after scoring his team's goal during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on 5 February, 2023 in London, United Kingdom.
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Harry Kane is "England's only world-class footballer" in the eyes of Graeme Souness, who has piled praise upon Tottenham's new all-time leading goalscorer.

Having broken the late Jimmy Greaves' record by striking his 267th goal for the club in the recent 1-0 win over Manchester City, Kane was honoured for his achievement ahead of Sunday's London derby against West Ham.

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Tom Hancock

Tom Hancock started freelancing for FourFourTwo in April 2019 and has also written for the Premier League and Opta Analyst, among others. He supports Wycombe Wanderers and has a soft spot for Wealdstone. A self-confessed statto, he has been known to watch football with a spreadsheet (or several) open...