Harry Kane claims Spurs are inspired by Man Utd's Class of '92
Tottenham striker Harry Kane has claimed his youthful team-mates are using Manchester United's legendary 'Class of '92' as inspiration for their Premier League title charge.
A young United team featuring the likes of David Beckham, Paul Scholes and the Neville brothers of Gary and Phil were written off as no-hopers at the start of the 1995-96 season.
Yet they ended that campaign as Premier League and FA Cup winners and Kane has told The Sun that his Tottenham side of 2016 can follow that lead and achieve their own glory.
“It shows that it can be done. They had a great team and dominated for years," he said of Alex Ferguson's multiple trophy winners.
“With our squad, how young it is, and adding the new stadium in a few years, the future is bright.
“A lot of people are talking about fourth but we’re not just thinking about fourth place. We have to take each step as it comes and if we finish third, second, first, who knows?”
Spurs will confirm their title credentials if they beat Manchester City on Sunday, with their participation in the FA Cup and Europa League in the next week putting a strain on their squad resources, yet Kane insists they are up to the challenge.
“If you’re tired, he wants you to train harder so you don’t get tired," he added.
“You can see from the way we play that we’re very fit and we play with a high intensity on and off the ball.
“Recovery is important as well but when we train, we train at 110 per cent and don’t leave anything unturned. That’s the way it is.”