Harry Kane lauded as the ‘complete striker’ by Thierry Henry | Football

Kane swapped the Premier League for the Bundesliga last summer (Picture: Getty)

Thierry Henry has heaped praised on Harry Kane and labelled the Bayern Munich star as the ‘complete striker’.

The England captain has enjoyed a dream start to his new life in Germany, from a personal perspective at least, having managed 31 goals in all competitions so far this term.

But incredibly, Kane’s wait to win the first-ever trophy of his career looks set to drag on for yet another season, with Bayern ten points behind Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga title race.

The 30 year-old could scarcely have done much more for Bayern this season, and his performances for Thomas Tuchel’s men have been complemented by the Arsenal icon.

‘The evolution of Harry Kane has been outstanding,’ Henry said on Monday Night Football.

‘Look at how calm he is, little flick it’s everything that he does is calm, he is composed he see’s, ‘do I have the technique? Yes I have the technique.’ You can name any goal, this guy can score any goal, any pass coming in midfield and play he is already gone.

Harry Kane heads the ball whilst playing for Bayern Munich

Bayern are enduring a disappointing campaign despite Kane’s heroics this season (Picture: Getty)

‘When I went to see Kane I said to him, ‘do you want to add assists to your game?’ He said to be honest I’m not happy with with my assists and I should do more. And you know what I have respect for people that talk and back it up.

‘And you can see the way he plays, when we talk about complete striker for me I said it so many times we’re talking about Patrick Kluivert was complete as a striker.

‘I’m not saying he was the best striker in history but complete striker could do it all. Kane can do it all.

‘He can come in midfield, ping a ball to the winger, come get the ball off the holding midfielder, play through the lines. The way Kane is playing right now is a complete striker.’

Kane will be hoping to add to his astonishing goal tally when Bayern host Lazio in the second-leg of their Champions League Round of 16 clash on Tuesday night, with the six-times winners looking to overturn a 1-0 deficit from the first leg.


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