Manchester United and England defender Phil Jones has praised Harry Kane for his debut goal for the national team against Lithuania on Friday evening, the Daily Mail reports.
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The Tottenham Hotspur striking sensation continued his superb run of form in front of goal this season, scoring with just his third touch of the ball, two minutes after being brought on as a substitute by manager Roy Hodgson.
Jones has heaped praise on his team-mate for this great start, and feels it is a just reward for his performances in the Premier League with Spurs this season, as well as for his preparation in England training this week in the build-up to the match at Wembley.
“He has been doing it in training as well this week. He is on fire and we’re delighted for him,” Jones said.
“He has been brilliant this season. He thoroughly deserved his call-up and the lads are delighted for him in the dressing room to score his first goal. He has been lively, he is a great lad and he has been scoring a lot of goals.”
England take on Italy in a friendly in their next game, and it remains to be seen if Kane will be included in the starting lineup after this impressive cameo on his debut for his country.