Tottenham Hotspur coach Nuno Espirito Santo was happy with the contribution of substitute Harry Kane on his first look of the season in his aspect’s 1-Zero win at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Sunday, insisting there may be extra to come back from the striker.
Kane has lengthy been linked to Manchester City, with the Premier League champions’ supervisor Pep Guardiola admitting the membership are fascinating in signing the England captain if Spurs are prepared to barter.
The 28-year-old Kane was not named in Tottenham’s squad for his or her home win over City final weekend and didn’t travel for his or her Europa Conference League loss to Pacos de Ferreira in Portugal in midweek, earlier than coming off the bench at Molineux.
“He did well, he helped the team,” Nuno mentioned of Kane’s contribution. “He is still in the process of improving his fitness. But he is one of the best players in the world. You can see he helped the team in possession.”
Spurs followers gave Kane a heat welcome when he entered the fray within the second half, earlier than watching the striker denied by a advantageous save from Jose Sa, a miss that didn’t show expensive after Dele Alli’s early penalty was sufficient to safe the three factors.
“I was pleased with the attitude of the fans,” Nuno added. “We should be collectively. We have superb followers and should be glad about that.
“He (Kane) is better today and he’ll be better tomorrow. He can still improve, we cannot put a bar on that.”
New Wolves boss Bruno Lage is assured his aspect are heading in the right direction, regardless of a poor begin to the season that has seen them lose two from two to this point.
“I think we did well, the game stays in our hands for 90 minutes, they have two chances, two transitions, they have the penalty,” he mentioned.
“We have 25 makes an attempt to (attempt to) rating one objective, In two video games, we had 42 makes an attempt and did not rating one objective. I’m sad with the outcome however I consider in working exhausting… what we’re doing now provides me confidence.
“It’s not a question about little things, it’s just about scoring goals.”