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Ex-Millwall boss Jackett: Kane hardest worker I've seen

Former Millwall boss Kenny Jackett says Harry Kane is the hardest working player he's worked with.

The Tottenham and England superstar was an unknown 18-year-old when Kenny Jackett took him to the Den for the second half of the 2011-12 campaign.

He admitted: “It's always difficult to know how a young player will turn out. But I have never seen a young player with a capacity to work like Harry.

“So in that way I am not surprised he has gone on to do what he has done.

“Harry had been a player we had tried to get previously. We'd watched him a number of times and we'd seen he was a very good technical player with a terrific touch who had always scored plenty of goals coming through the youth ranks.

“Good promising young centre-forwards are very hard to get hold off and so we were very pleased to sign him.

“He was 18 going on 19 at the time when he came to us and did very well. We also had Andy Keogh, who was an experienced Championship striker and they complimented each other very well.

“We had struggled at the start of the season but we ended up finishing above Charlton and Crystal Palace and Harry played a big part in that."

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