Van Gaal: It is not easy to play Tottenham

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Manchester United bos Louis Van Gaal, a sincere believer in youth development, has been impressed by the fact that Spurs academy graduate Harry Kane has scored 26 goals in his breakthrough year with the club.

“The way [Kane] is scoring is a reason for their success,” Van Gaal said.

“That’s one aspect of the world of football that a big talent can stand up in one season and he is doing that.

“I like the process in Tottenham because there also you can see that a lot of experienced players are not playing and a lot of youngsters are playing.

“In spite of that they are also very close (to the top four) and are playing attacking football.

“I like Tottenham. It is not easy to play Tottenham.

“They have a lot of talent

“I hope we can beat them because it will be very difficult again.”

Sunday’s game marks the start of a tough run of fixtures for United, who then face Liverpool, Aston Villa, Manchester City and Chelsea.

The Red Devils are fourth in the table, just two points in front of Liverpool and three ahead of Spurs.

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