‘He’s One Of Our Own’-But For How Long?

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Tottenham fans yelled at an absent Harry Kane last week, asking if he was watching the team’s triumph over Manchester City. Seven days later, the forward was back in the shirt he’d worn for so long and was being serenaded by a song he’d heard before.

Kane, whose prospective sale to Pep Guardiola’s side has dominated the headlines this summer, was absent from Nuno Espirito Santo’s first two lineups, which included the Premier League victory over the champions and a Europa Conference League defeat to Pacos de Ferreira.

The news that the England captain was traveling with his Spurs teammates to their game against Wolves leaked early on Sunday. When he arrived, he was booed, but this time it was the Molineux fans who expressed their displeasure.

Nuno named Kane to the replacements’ bench, and in the 72nd minute, with Spurs ahead 1-0 owing to Dele Alli’s early penalty but under mounting pressure, he came on to replace Son Heung-min. Tottenham fans responded with the slogan, “Harry Kane, he’s one of our own,” which has accompanied Kane since he made his senior team debut seven years ago.

The 28-year-old helped Wolves’ domination with some clever hold-up play, making 13 of his 14 touches and eight of his ten passes inside the opposing half, and could have increased Wolves’ advantage if goalkeeper Jose Sa hadn’t made a fantastic save.

Source: BBC Sport

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