It simply needed to be.
Harry Kane marked his return to Tottenham’s beginning line-up with a objective inside ten minutes – and one other simply earlier than half-time.
The striker has had an eventful summer season to say the least having been closely linked with a transfer to Manchester City.
However that saga was delivered to an finish (for now) when Kane introduced he’d be staying at his membership this summer season.
And Spurs boss Nuno Espirito Santo handed the 28-year-old his first begin of the season for Spurs’ Europa Convention League second leg conflict in opposition to Pacos de Ferreira.
Kane repaid the religion proven in him with the early objective. He may have scored within the first minute however made no mistake when he managed Bryan Gil’s cut-back from the left following good work from Harry Winks.
His second got here after his blocked effort fell to Giovani Lo Celso, the Argentine returned it to Kane, who slammed the ball dwelling because of some slack defending from the away aspect.
Kane’s targets places Spurs 2-1 up on combination after they suffered a shock defeat in Portugal final week.
It was recommended Kane should attempt to go away Spurs in future switch home windows, nevertheless, former boss Tim Sherwood believes the participant could possibly be there for the remainder of his profession.
“I believe it was now or by no means,” Sherwood instructed the talkSPORT Breakfast.
“For me, they [Tottenham] resisted it, and it’s excellent news they resisted an enormous bid from Manchester City, however Harry Kane doesn’t need to go away to simply go anyplace.
“It was not a cash motivated choice he needed to go someplace he felt was higher suited to successful trophies so he selected Man City.
“On the finish of this season there may not be the choice as a result of Haaland will now go for £70million on a buy-out at 22 years of age and he’s incredible worth for anybody who desires to take him.
“Harry received’t simply go away to a different soccer membership. I believe he would possibly keep and it may be him for the remainder of his profession.
“I believe Cristiano Ronaldo, it appears to be like inevitable he’s going to go there and I believe Erling Haaland will go there subsequent season for £70m. Then what different alternatives are there for Harry?
“There shall be a much bigger queue for Harry as a result of he’ll be so much cheaper however, like I say, he received’t simply go away Tottenham. He’s not leaving a horrible soccer membership, he’s leaving a large soccer membership. He desires to go to a different soccer membership who he feels are finest suited to successful.
“Now, in the event that they do choose up a Carabao Cup or, I wouldn’t say the Europa Convention League is the one they’re , nevertheless it’s nonetheless a trophy and which may assist him to recover from the road.”