Pochettino believes this player is treated unfairly

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Tottenham Hotspur are still fighting on four fronts for silverware this season and are also enjoying their best ever start to a League campaign.

Much of this is down to the heroics of Harry Kane, who already had 10 goals in all competitions this season.

Kane almost single handedly earned Tottenham a lifeline in the Champions League last week after he scored two in ten minutes to rescue all three points against PSV.

Since his debut for Tottenham, Kane has improved upon his personal scoring tally in the Premier league year-on-year five times in a row.

In this time he has won two Premier League golden boots, coming second another time, as well as winning the World Cup golden boot in the summer.

Kane captained his country to their best finish at a World Cup in 28 years, finishing the tournament as top goal scorer.

However, despite all these achievements, Kane still has his doubters, and Pochettino believes treatment of his star man is a little unfair at times.

The Guardian report Poch said: “Harry is a killer, an assassin. He’s always in practice and he wants to kill the keeper. You need to stop him from training because he always wants to train. He is so obsessed with scoring that sometimes, when it is against him, he needs more freedom – not to be obsessed. But he is going to learn and he is starting to be really mature.

“Kane is English and sometimes you push him to the sky and paradise and then you put him on the outside. If Harry was Italian and playing for the Italian side, he would be a bit more protected because the Italian people are more protective of their players. It’s difficult to push them but when they are there, they try to keep them up there. It’s similar in Spain. Here, it is more up and down.

“His mentality is similar [to Gabriel Batistuta]. Maybe Harry is going to improve on Batistuta’s stats. I know Batistuta very well and I know Harry. They are of a similar mind, focus and determination.”

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