David Ginola compares 'playmaker' Harry Kane to Diego Maradona 2 months ago

David Ginola compares 'playmaker' Harry Kane to Diego Maradona

"The new playmaker at Spurs is Harry Kane."

David Ginola labelled Harry Kane as 'the new Diego Maradona' after Tottenham Hotspur convincingly beat Newcastle United 5-1 on Sunday afternoon.

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The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium played host to the six-goal thriller as Spurs moved level on points with fourth-placed Arsenal, with two extra games played. Antonio Conte's side are the top scorers in the Premier League for 2022, with 30 goals scored.

While Kane contributed an assist in the emphatic victory and won the man of the match award for his all-around display.

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David Ginola makes a Harry Kane comparison.

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Ginola, the former Tottenham winger, compared Kane with Diego Maradona after the match. Speaking on Sky Sports after Sunday's game, he described the England captain as Spurs' "new playmaker."

"Spurs are looking very confident. They are relying on their assets and the finishing upfront is amazing," Ginola said on Sky Sports.

"The new playmaker at Spurs is Harry Kane. He is like the new Diego Maradona now. Long passes, short passes, he has it all."

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Ginola on Kane's future.

Ginola, 55, said that finishing in the top four is "not enough" for Kane.

According to Ginola, Kane could leave Spurs if he wished to constantly challenge for trophies. Tottenham have not won a trophy since the League Cup in 2008.

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"For a player of his calibre, playing year-in, year-out, just to be in the top four, it's not enough," Ginola added.

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"If he's got propositions in the future to play with clubs who will challenge for and win trophies, that's where he could (leave). At the end of your career, what you look at is the list of trophies that you won.

"If they win all their games until the end of the season then they will finish in the top four. Of course, it depends on Arsenal, it depends on Chelsea, on other teams but they have got their destiny in their hands."

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