Harry Kane broke Arsenal hearts once again after he scored the only goal in the latest North London Derby. His header to see off the Gunners marked his 101st Premier League goal, and his seventh goal in eight games against his bitter North London rivals.
The Englishman really is the present and future of Tottenham Hotspur. But things can have been so different had the 24-year-old not been let go by Arsenal many years ago.
At eight-years-old Kane joined Arsenal’s academy. After just one year with the Gunners he was let go and eventually he would find himself being welcomed at Spurs. It is easy to look back now and see what a mistake Arsenal made, but former academy director for Arsenal Liam Brady has finally revealed why the Gunners turned Kane down.
According to Brady, who was speaking to Italian outlet Corriere della Sera, Kane was turned away at Arsenal for being overweight:
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