Mauricio Pochettino has warned Tottenham to not take Harry Kane’s long run as a right.
Kane has at all times maintained he’s glad at Spurs however Pochettino says Philippe Coutinho’s transfer from Liverpool to Barcelona presentations there can also be no room for complacency.
Tottenham’s superstar striker underlined his price once more on Sunday via scoring two times in a Three-Zero win over AFC Wimbledon as Pochettino’s facet eased into the FA Cup fourth spherical.
Jan Vertonghen’s first membership purpose since October 2013, a sensational 30-yard strike, added some gloss overdue on at Wembley.
But, requested afterwards if Kane may wreck the mold of avid gamers leaving for the sector’s greatest groups, Pochettino delivered a observe of warning.
“Harry is so special,” mentioned Pochettino. “Because he loves Tottenham and he has at all times been at Tottenham.
“But we want to be artful how we organize him. The participant wishes to select to stick right here, you can not power the participant to stick right here.
“Our process is to take a look at to paintings in combination and take a look at to reach the entirety we wish on the membership and naturally Harry is this type of particular participant. I advised him only some particular avid gamers can spend all their profession in a single membership.
“I believe Harry is this kind of a participant who can keep all his profession at Tottenham as a result of he loves Tottenham, however in soccer you can not be certain that.
“It is today, the present. Tomorrow and after tomorrow you need to doubt. That is why it is so important to work together and try to achieve all that you want.”
Real Madrid trainer Zinedine Zidane hailed Kane because the “complete player” forward of the golf equipment’ first Champions League tie in October whilst Manchester United have additionally been credited with an passion within the 24-year-old.
Kane signed a brand new five-and-a-half-year contract in 2016 price greater than £100,000 per week however his wages are nonetheless modest compared to the sector’s main avid gamers.
“Liverpool is one of the best clubs in the world and look when Coutinho or a player like Coutinho wants to leave,” Pochettino mentioned.
“With Coutinho, I believe Liverpool sought after to stay him however it’s tricky to stay him, and glance what came about with Cristiano Ronaldo with Manchester [United], Zidane with Juventus, Figo with Barcelona.
“It is a large number of examples that [show] it’s so, so, so difficult for everybody to stay your very best participant if the participant in some second turns their thoughts and says, ‘Now I need to depart’.
“That is why it’s so necessary the way you care [for] your avid gamers. That is why, how you wish to have to look ahead to issues.
“I believe it’s so necessary to paintings at the human facet to take a look at to offer, the membership, the participant, the workforce, an exhilarating second and to take a look at in fact to create and construct a challenge that they really feel relaxed and glad to be with you.”