Harry Kane: Tottenham need to ‘step up under pressure’

Harry Kane (lawful) congratulates Spurs keeper Hugo Lloris after he saved a gradual penalty within the plot with Arsenal

Tottenham striker Harry Kane says the team must “step up” when the strain is on if they’re to initiate successful trophies.

Spurs’ Premier League title ache has inclined after attend-to-attend defeats by Burnley and Chelsea, sooner than Saturday’s plot in opposition to Arsenal.

Mauricio Pochettino’s facet are in third divulge, 10 aspects on the attend of leaders Manchester City with nine games left.

“Now we admire to search out a scheme to receive it carried out,” acknowledged England captain Kane, 25.

“Now we have not carried out that in contemporary years, we admire got now not carried out that this week and that would possibly perhaps be the contrast.

“That is the turning point that we must review out to possess.”

Tottenham amble into the second leg of their final-16 Champions League tie at German facet Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday with a 3-0 lead.

The north London membership posted a message on social media on Monday which be taught: “To Dortmund to receive the job carried out”.

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Will it capture 5 years to alternate Spurs mentality?

Tottenham, who’ve not won a trophy since claiming the League Cup in 2008, admire challenged for honours below Pochettino in contemporary years perfect to fall short at foremost moments.

They omitted out within the skedaddle for the Premier League to Leicester City in 2016, with the Foxes sooner or later securing the title when Spurs let a two-purpose lead poke to plot at Chelsea in Might perhaps perhaps moreover objective.

They had been also beaten within the semi-finals of the 2017 and 2018 FA Cup, as well to within the final four of this season’s Carabao Cup.

Spurs, who completed third on the attend of Manchester City and Manchester United final length of time, went into this season without making a signing, and also did now not add to their squad within the January switch window.

Following the defeat by Burnley on 23 February, Pochettino – who took over at Spurs in 2014 – acknowledged it would perhaps even capture 5 to 10 years to instil the mentality in his facet to ache for the title.

Kane acknowledged: “I make now not contemplate or now not it’s far away however I contemplate what the gaffer was once announcing was once or now not it’s now not a guarantee that whenever you improve you are composed going to come to a decision on things.

“Each and each team is making improvements to, every team is strengthening, every team is convalescing yr by yr – so or now not it’s miles foremost for us that we do now not fall on the attend of that.

“Now we admire to a stage within the previous four or 5 years the assign we admire got presumably carried out bigger than we expected as a membership, however it absolutely potential that we admire got to make even extra to attain that stage.

“Whether or now not or now not it’s 5 years or now not I will’t insist, however I hope or now not it’s prior to that.”

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‘It was once love he was once the truth is sending us to war’

Tottenham had been trailing Arsenal at half of-time sooner than a Kane penalty rescued some extent for them and averted three defeats in a row, despite the proven truth that they composed had to rely on keeper Hugo Lloris saving a final-minute Gunners assign-kick.

“The manager acknowledged some things at half of-time and that was once the turning point on myth of he’s regularly the truth is aloof and picked up,” acknowledged Spurs left-attend Danny Rose.

“He normally talks to us at half of-time and this time it was once love he was once the truth is sending us to war.

“That was once one of essentially the most straightforward things I the truth is admire witnessed in football, his half of-time team discuss, and we saved going and that was once the standpoint he wanted to see within the second half of.”

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