Jan Vertonghen says Harry Kane is no one-season wonder after the Tottenham striker fired another blank in Sunday’s 1-0 win over Crystal Palace.
The England striker is yet to find the net for Tottenham this season after scoring 31 times last term, but Spurs team-mate Vertonghen is not worried and says it’s only a matter of time before Kane begins to hit the form he showed in the last campaign.
“He has just been a bit unlucky. He scored for England and in the training sessions he has been doing very well, so the goals will come,” Vertonghen told the Evening Standard.
“He’s not a guy who will just have one good season and then you never see him again. He has the qualities to perform and the goals will come eventually.”
Heung-Min Son has been easing the burden on Kane, who scored twice for England earlier this month. The Korean followed up his midweek double against Qarabag with the winner against Palace at White Hart Lane – a result which sets Spurs up nicely for Wednesday’s north London derby with Arsenal.
“We played well at the start of the season but we weren’t that focused at the end of the games. But things are looking very good. We have great young players and a good mix, so there are great things for the team if we can keep working like this,” added Vertonghen.