Tottenham news: Harry Kane named ‘world’s best striker’, Paulo Dybala competition emerges

Arsenal legend Paul Merson has claimed Spurs are favourites to qualify for the Champions League because of Harry Kane, with competition for Paulo Dybala’s signature emerges

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Arsenal legend Paul Merson has dubbed Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane as the “world’s best striker”.

England captain Kane has been in exceptional form as Spurs have pushed themselves into contention for Champions League qualification. The forward has bagged seven goals and four assists in his last eight fixtures leading to plenty of plaudits being sent in the Spurs striker’s direction.

It comes as Spurs’ competition to sign Paulo Dybala has emerged – with bitter rivals Arsenal reportedly making contact with the player’s representatives. And former Spurs manager Jose Mourinho has snubbed meeting with fans after one threw a snowball in his direction.

Here are Mirror Football’s latest Tottenham Hotspur headlines.

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Harry Kane has helped fire Tottenham Hotspur into Champions League contention


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Mourinho snubs fans

Jose Mourinho has snubbed a meeting with AS Roma fans after one threw a snowball in his direction.

The incident happened ahead of his side’s Europa Conference League quarter-final against Bodo/Glimt. Mourinho walked towards a group of youngsters at the side of a football pitch.

But a clip of the incident shows a snowball flying in Mourinho’s direction before he turned to and began remonstrating with someone out of shot. It left other fans disappointed, though, after they had waiting to have their photo taken with the Premier League legend.

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Dybala competition emerges

Reported Tottenham Hotspur target Paulo Dybala is said to have been contacted by Arsenal about a summer transfer.

The Juventus forward is set to leave his current club in the summer when his contract expires and has been linked with some of Europe’s top sides. Spurs have previously come close to signing the Argentinian while Mauricio Pochettino was in charge at the club and are thought to still have an interest in the player.

But it appears bitter rivals Arsenal have seized the initiative in the race for the forward’s signature.

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Kane labelled “world’s best striker”

Paul Merson has called Spurs forward Harry Kane the “world’s best striker”.

Kane has helped fire his side into the Premier League’s top four as the race for Champions League qualification heats up. Spurs are currently ahead of Arsenal in the league on goal difference although the Gunners do have a game in hand on their rivals.

And Kane’s fine form has led to Arsenal icon Merson saying Spurs are “favourites” to finish in the top four now.

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