Tottenham striker Harry Kane has talked up Spurs’ chances of winning the Premier League, after making a strong start to the new season.
After a season impacted by a managerial switch, injuries, coronavirus and a behind-the-scenes documentary, the 2020/21 campaign will hope to be a much smoother ride for Spurs and one that could potentially end in silverware.
Last term saw Jose Mourinho’s side finish in a disappointing sixth, but with the former Manchester United boss almost a year in to the job, improvements already seem to have been made.
Their early season form has seen them pick up four wins out of seven in the Premier League, including that 6-1 hammering over United at Old Trafford, with Kane and strike partner Heung-Min Son in electric form thus far.
The additions of the likes of Pierre-Emile Hojberg and Matt Doherty have already appeared to strengthen the side, while Gareth Bale is looking more and more impressive with each passing game.
Mourinho now has a startlingly competitive squad at his disposal, with a number of options in each position, a factor that Kane believes has made Spurs potential title winners this season, with the North London club having been able to win with beautiful football but also grinding out the “ugly” results too.
“When you look at the ability of our squad, you would definitely say we’ve got enough to win a title,” Kane told the Mirror.
“But I’d also say we’ve been close over the last four, five years but just haven’t quite got over the line.
“So it’s not as easy as just having a good squad and winning a few games to challenge for title.
“This is a season where I don’t think one team’s going to run away with it like Liverpool did last year.
“So there are going to be opportunities for other teams to put good runs together and get right up the table.
“We’ve got to make sure we don’t get carried away either.
“We know we’ve been playing well, we’ve been winning games.
“The last two games have been good for confidence, just to grind out results and to get good, ugly wins under our belt, because that’s what we’re going to need.
“There are going to be times when we’re 1-0 up with 10 minutes to go or 2-1 up and we need to see the game out, which we didn’t do early on in the season.
“So, that’s been pleasing but, look, there’s a long way to go — we have to see where we are come February or March and go from there.”
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