Frank McAvennie has insisted that Tottenham striker Harry Kane will take confidence from his recent performances with England and will use the momentum to reverse his poor Premier League form. 

The 28-year-old enjoyed a stellar November international break with the Three Lions, tallying seven goals in just two games. 

He first netted a hat-trick in the win over Albania at Wembley, before slotting four home in the 10-0 thrashing of San Marino as England secured a spot at next year’s World Cup in Qatar. 

The break served as some much needed time away from club action for Kane, who is still rooted to a single Premier League goal in 10 outings after a major dip in performances. 

However, the Spurs talisman recently expressed his excitement to work under new manager Antonio Conte in North London, who was recruited into the club over two weeks ago in a bid to reverse its fortunes. 

Former West Ham striker McAvennie believes Kane will use his excellent international form as a springboard for his domestic campaign and insists a manager of Conte’s calibre won’t let his poor club form continue. 

Speaking to Football Insider, McAvennie said: “You can only keep an amazing player like [Harry] Kane down for so long. 

“People will say the goals he scored against Albania and San Marino aren’t worth a Premier League goal, for example. 

“But every goal counts and I think he’s now playing with a bit more freedom. He took his chances well and it doesn’t matter who you play, that’s big for a striker.”

He added: “[Antonio] Conte knows that. Kane is used to top-class managers. Nuno [Espirito Santo] wasn’t one.

“Conte will know how to get the best out of Kane and I honestly think he will still get 20 plus goals this season.

“People will say that’s unlikely but he is just so good, there’s no way he won’t carry on this newfound form. Just you watch.”

Spurs Web Opinion 

Although the quality of the opposition during the international break was lacking, strikers have to be scoring goals regardless, and he did just that. It would be more of a complaint if he didn’t score that many, so hopefully, he can use that to kick on for the club. 

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