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  • Tottenham legend Micky Hazard tweeted his thoughts about Harry Kane's performance against Manchester City
  • Hazard is convinced Kane is the best player in the world following Spurs' win over City
  • Jose Mourinho commends Kane for setting a good example for the entire team

Former Tottenham star Micky Hazard was swept away by Harry Kane’s impressive performance in Spurs’ win over Manchester City on Sunday.

The English striker scored a sensational goal at the 65th minute to secure a 2-0 victory over the Citizens.

Sharing his thoughts on social media, Hazard hailed Kane as “the best player in the world” following a notable display of his all-around skills.

“What a performance what a 3 points, Harry Kane has to be the best player in the world at this moment in time, hes got absolutely everything ,” Hazard tweeted.

Apart from bagging a goal of his own, Kane was also instrumental in registering co-star Son Heung-min to the scoring ledger.

Hazard lauded the England captain’s ability to create chances and complete key passes.

“This is just sensational from @HKane what a player what a winner,” the Tottenham legend added. “His work rate vision and passing ability is just unbelievable.”

This season, Kane has already hauled a total of seven goals and provided nine assists in nine English Premier League matches, with one goal and one assist coming from two Europa League games .

Even more interesting, the 27-year-old has now completed one key pass with a pass accuracy of 64.3 percent, according to stats compiled by Whoscored.

After the match, Tottenham coach Jose Mourinho is thrilled to have witness his side’s team camaraderie.

For the renowned manager, his players deserve the credit for being exceptionally talented. but Mourinho maintained that the win over City was also about following “a strategy.”

"For me I prefer the players to speak because they are the ones, they were fantastic,” Mourinho told Sky Sports. “They gave everything. They follow a strategy. Football sometimes, more than ever, strategy plays an important part and they were amazing.”

“Super congratulations to the players,” he continued. “The referee team was really good too. [Manchester] City is a fantastic team that lost against a team that is strategically very good, but City is still City."

Despite putting emphasis on Tottenham’s collective strategy, Mourinho still singled out Kane for always stepping up for the team.

For the 57-year-old, Kane has urged the entire team to perform at their best at all times.

“Harry Kane represents the spirit of all the other guys, how he works for the team is the same way the others do it," the manager pointed out.

Tottenham striker Harry Kane now has 150 Premier League goals Tottenham striker Harry Kane now has 150 Premier League goals Photo: POOL / Dave Thompson