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Sam Allardyce Says Harry Kane Must Prove Himself For A Second Season Before Being Considered A Great Striker

Hammers boss provides warning for Spurs ace.

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce has tucked into Tottenham striker Harry Kane ahead of the two sides meeting this weekend by saying that he must prove himself not to be a flavour of the month and continue his good form into next season, the Daily Mail reports.

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Big Sam admitted Kane is the player his side are most worried about for the upcoming clash, as he plays himself on to the verge of the England national side by bagging 23 goals in 36 appearances across all competitions.

However, Allardyce claimed that Spurs should hold off on getting too excited about Kane until he can prove himself not to be a one-season wonder.

“He’s been so brilliant,” Allardyce said.

“But he’s not that well known in the Premier League. It’s similar to Enner Valencia and Diafra Sakho at West Ham this season.Because they’re unknown they can surprise defenders. They’ve not been able to watch them play.

“The test of time, if they will be great, is when everyone knows how they play if they can sustain it then. That will be the test for Kane.’ Allardyce is, however, under no illusions as to how much of a threat Kane will be in the match at White Hart Lane.

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