Harry Kane explains the difference between Tottenham and Bayern Munich

Harry Kane points out the key difference in pressure of winning things at Bayern Munich compared to Tottenham, where he spent all his career.

Harry Kane, regarded as one of the best strikers in the Premier League, left England for a new adventure in Germany with Bayern Munich. The move did surprise a few as they thought the national team skipper would remain in England and chase down Alan Shearer’s goalscoring record.

While that would have been a great achievement for Kane on a personal level, the striker’s aspiration to win trophies at club level took him to Bayern Munich. The former Tottenham star has had a stellar start to life in the Bundesliga, scoring three times and assisting once.

Kane’s main reason for joining Bayern revolved around winning trophies and competing at the highest level. Many criticised him for choosing the Bavarians as they considered winning the Bundesliga a very easy task. However, others feel his decision warranted praise and that he will make Bayern a top contender for the Champions League.

The striker has embraced the winning culture and demands of a club like Bayern Munich. He has now highlighted some key points and revealed the differences in pressure between his past and presence. In what seemed like a dig at former side Tottenham, Kane’s comments on the Evening Standard appeared on Christian Falk’s tweet, highlighting the difference in cultures between the two teams.

Kane said, “It’s definitely a different pressure compared to what I felt at Spurs. Of course we wanted to win things at Spurs but if you went a couple of games without winning then it wasn’t a disaster.”

“The feeling at Bayern is that you have to win every game. We won the first two games, 4-0 and 3-1 and there was still talk about not being too happy about the way we played. That’s part and parcel of being at one of the biggest clubs in the world.”

Kane then revealed that winning a trophy has been one of his dreams and that he looks at those players in the England squad who have won at their respective clubs.

He added, “Of course, there is no hiding the fact it [silverware] is the one thing missing from my career at the moment and when you have got players in the [England] squad who have won things you want to be part of that as well and have those experiences as well.”

“Just the experiences of having title runs and cup runs and hopefully a Champions League run will only add, hopefully, to handling pressure in certain situations. If we are going to win anything with England we are going to have to deal with that.”

Tottenham fans may not take those comments correctly, considering they wanted their talismanic striker to stay at the club. However, in all his life at Spurs, Kane did come close to winning the league and Champions League once, but beyond that, the team never really challenged for major honours.

At Bayern, Kane will retain his main-man status but with a better chance to win top trophies, including the Champions League. For Bayern, the Bundesliga title may appear a doable task, but they will have eyes on the top European prize, and the England skipper makes them a big contender at the end of the season.

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