3. Harry Kane – Tottenham Hotspur
Spurs fans have been saying it since he made it in to the first team in 2015; the boy is special. Most other Premier League fans were sceptical. Initially they wrote off his 21 goals in 2015/16 as a ‘one season wonder’. Then he topped it with 25 last year. And now he’s done it a third time – currently on 19 league goals for the year with 11 games left to play.
Harry Kane is the perfect striker for Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino’s system. As the lone striker he is able to handle all the duties that come with the role. He is particularly adept at cleverly moving off the ball to create space, defensive mismatches and pulling defenders out of position. He weaves in between the gaps between center backs and full backs and between defense and midfield.
His number one attribute is his finishing. Not only is he accurate and decisive he can perform all kinds of finishes. Spectacular volleys, deft headers, long-range blasts. If you watch through a highlight reel of his 68 Premier League goals you will see every type of finish that a truly elite player needs to have.
He has established himself as one of the best three strikers in the league and as England’s number 9 forward. Every transfer window the rumors from the Manchester clubs are getting louder. Right now it seems that Spurs are heading in the right direction. Much will rest on Tottenham’s ability to keep hold of Pochettino and Kane’s young Englishman team-mate Dele Alli if they are to keep their star.