Jamie Carragher has labelled Harry Kane "one of the best passers in world football" after the Tottenham Hotspur star set up Son Heung-min's opening goal against West Ham United with a brilliant pass.
The ball into Son was Kane's seventh Premier League assist so far this season and he has more than double the amount of assists of any other player in the league.
Speaking on commentary for Sky Sports, Carragher hailed Kane's passing ability, saying: "Harry Kane is one of the best passers in world football.
"Whenever the ball comes into his feet, his passing and appreciation of where players are is fantastic."
His comments echo his analysis of Kane's evolution under Jose Mourinho from an out-and-out goalscorer into a more creative forward.
Speaking on Sky Sports' Monday Night Football last month, Carragher noted: "He's a lovely player who can switch play and hold the ball up.
"I just think, going forward, as he gets older and picks up injuries, his numbers will drop in terms of making runs in behind and pressing people.
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"I think [against Southampton], we saw a glimpse of what Harry Kane will become – maybe even this season.
"I look at Kenny Dalglish at Liverpool when he was a centre-forward and then dropped back when Ian Rush came in. I look at Wayne Rooney, who played both roles equally well.
"But another one I liken him to, maybe because of Tottenham, is Teddy Sheringham.
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"He was a centre-forward and top goalscorer, and then he dropped back into the No 10 role. That could be something we see going forward with Kane and I think it's a mouth-watering prospect for Tottenham."
Kane also netted two goals in the first-half, taking his goal tally to five so far this campaign and underlying his continued threat in front of goal.
Only Everton's Dominic Calvert-Lewin, team-mate Son and Liverpool's Mohamed Salah have more league goals than the England captain this season.
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