Nuno Espirito Santo backs Harry Kane to go on a scoring run after Tottenham star ended his drought against Newcastle… as Spurs boss insists the striker is ‘in a good moment now’
- Nuno Espirito Santo has backed Harry Kane to go on a goal scoring spree
- The Spurs striker ended his goal drought with a strike against Newcastle
- Nuno says Tottenham’s star man is in a ‘good moment now’ after finding the net
- The North Londoners travel to the London Stadium to face West Ham on Sunday
Nuno Espirito Santo has backed Harry Kane to go on a goal scoring run after the Tottenham Hotspur star ended his drought last weekend.
The England captain notched his first league goal of the campaign at Newcastle last Sunday, having endured a slow start to the campaign following a tumultuous summer amid links with a move to Manchester City.
Spurs boss Nuno believes that Kane’s strike at St James’ Park has put the striker in a ‘good moment’ and he has backed his man to find the net against London rivals West Ham this weekend.
Nuno Espirito Santo has backed Harry Kane to go on a scoring spree after ending his drought
‘It was important for Harry, it was important for us,’ Nuno said of his goal at Newcastle.
‘We know Harry is a fantastic footballer, goals are part of his game. It will give him confidence and he is in a good moment now.’
Kane will need to be on top form if Spurs are to triumph at the London Stadium on Sunday, with the Hammers starting the campaign strongly.
The Tottenham Hotspur striker finally bagged his first league goal against Newcastle
The Spurs boss says his star man is ‘in a good moment now’ after scoring last weekend
David Moyes’ side are unbeaten in Europe and sit just one point behind Spurs in seventh, having secured a superb sixth place finish last term.
‘Very good team. The core of the team is there,’ Nuno said of Spurs’ upcoming opponents. ‘David Moyes is doing a fantastic job and it is going to be a tough game for us.’
The North Londoners will be looking for a response after suffering defeat by Vitesse in the Europa Conference League on Thursday. Nuno fielded a weakened team for the game against the Dutch side, leaving the star names at home.
The North Londoners travel to the London Stadium to take on West Ham on Sunday afternoon
The Portuguese said that he has no fresh injury concerns ahead of the league game in East London.
‘The players who stayed back in London worked on Thursday and Friday and everybody is OK,’ he added.
‘Let’s see now the players who were involved in the game if they have some kind of issues. I hope there is no major things.’
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