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Conte reveals what he ‘loves’ about Harry Kane

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Antonio Conte has lavished praise on Harry Kane and has revealed what he ‘loves’ about the Tottenham forward.

This week marks a decade since Kane came on as a late substitute in a 2-1 defeat to Newcastle to make his Premier League debut, with the 28-year-old having since established himself as one of the division’s greatest goalscorers.

Kane’s goal at Chelsea last weekend moved him to joint-fourth in the Premier League’s all-time goal charts, while his 184 league goals for Spurs are the joint-most scored for a single club, a record shared with ex-Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero.

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Speaking ahead of this weekend’s clash with Wolves, Conte hailed what he believes are the England captain’s best qualities.

“For sure, he is one of the best strikers that I had in my career as a coach,” Conte told his pre-match press conference.

“The characteristic that hit me about Harry, is that he has great talent, he is a number nine but at the same time can become a number 10 during the game.

“But what I love about him is the desire, the will to work and to be a good example for his team-mates. I appreciate that a lot, I love it, to see a player, a world-class striker to be a good example, because if you have this type of example it is more simple with you to work with the rest of the players.”

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