Harry Kane has received assurances over his future at Tottenham Hotspur from manager Mauricio Pochettino with the forward failing to start despite red hot form, according to Sky
Kane has started cup games this season and been in super form – bagging six goals and a hat trick against Asteras Tripolis in the Europa League last week.
Despite this, he has had to settle for time on the bench and substitute appearances behind Emmanuel Adebayor and Roberto Soldado, who have only scored four goals between them so far.
Reports had emerged Southampton were considering a bid for the England U21 international but Pochettino has moved quickly to quash any talk of a move.
“Harry is a very important player and I am sure he will stay with us for a long time,” he said.
“I am head coach and I have to make decisions on selection. I have to analyse the situation and pick different players.
“Harry shares a position with other players in the squad and all the players have the opportunity to play and to show themselves.
“There will be many changes tomorrow and maybe Harry will be in the first eleven.”
Kane is a graduate of the club’s youth academy and has been making an increasingly positive impression over the past few seasons.
He has made 36 appearances so far in Tottenham colours, scoring 12 goals.
He will be likely to get a chance to add to that when Spurs take on Brighton in the Capital One Cup tonight.
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