Ange Postecoglou insists that he wouldn’t change anything at Tottenham even if Harry Kane was still there.
Spurs’ all-time record scorer left the club for Bayern Munich in the summer and there were concerns over whether he could be replaced.
However, the north London side have been anything but hampered by his departure as they sit top of the Premier League table.
Kane himself has also enjoyed a successful start to the season thanks to his 11 goals in 12 appearances thus far.
However, Postecoglou has refused to agree with the sentiment that his high-flying Spurs are better off without the England captain.
“I’m not into this commentary that we’re a better team without Harry because the last game Harry played for us he did alright in our system when he scored four goals,” he told the Evening Standard.
“We’d have been able to squeeze him in somewhere — and I’m being sarcastic there. But him not being there just allows us to bring different individuals into the team and they change the dynamic.
“While the way I want my teams to play has a clear structure, what I try to do is create a balanced squad where individuals can change the dynamics of it.
“Having Sonny as our No.9 is different to having Harry or Richy [Richarlison] as our No.9.
“Not having Harry there does change us as a team because we’re using different individuals but if Harry was here the structure would be the same and we’d have the same fundamentals of trying to dominate the opposition and press the opposition.”
Spurs fans have been treated to an exciting style of football under Postecoglou since he took charge as well was successful results.
They have won seven of their nine Premier League games this season and scored 20 goals, conceding just eight in the process.
Summer signing James Maddison and fan favourite Heung-min Son have been two of the stars of the show as Spurs continue to impress.
Up next for the league leaders is a trip to struggling Crystal Palace, live on talkSPORT, and a win would extend their lead over Manchester City to five points.
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