Harry Kane added two more Bundesliga goals to his name as he scores in Bayern Munich’s 3-1 win against Augsburg.
The English forward scored his first of the game with a 40th minute penalty before ensuring that the win was sealed by grabbing a second goal with 21 minutes to go.
The brace takes Kane’s account at Bayern Munich to three goals in three games as he begins life away from Tottenham Hotspur and the Premier League and Thomas Tuchel seems happy with his man.
“His effect is not going to evaporate,” Tuchel said to the media. “He acts on so many levels that you don’t realise it until you see him every day.
“He is important in the dressing room and on the pitch because of his character, professionalism, hard work? He gives us a lot of options.”
Kane arrived in Germany with a 100m Euros price tag and had a successful individual season in the previous season at Tottenham.
Despite the turmoil of the London club, their then-captain managed to score 30 goals and was only beaten to the golden boot by Erling Haaland’s otherworldly season at Manchester City.
Known for lethal finishing, potent instincts and excellent team play, Kane is a welcome addition in Bavaria according to the Bayern coach.
“He’s so effective, so calm, with such composure…” Tuchel added to the media. “He’s a great guy and a top player.
“He has a fantastic personality, and he makes the players around him better. That’s why I’m very happy he’s here.”
Can Kane match Lewandowski?
Kane has a tall order on his hands to match the 344 goals Robert Lewandowski racked up in 375 games at Bayern, but if he can match his seasonal output then the fans will be happy.
Across eight seasons in Bavaria, Lewandowski averaged 30 goals per season which is a target the English forward is more than capable of meeting considering he averaged 24 goals in the Premier League, which is widely perceived to be a tougher league.
Kane will look to add plenty of silverware to his cabinet as he enters the closing stages of his career as he is now 30, including the Champions League which Bayern won in 2020.
Kane led Tottenham to 13 semi-finals and finals, but the team came up short each time notably in the 2019 Champions League Final when they were defeated by Liverpool 2-0.
Such is the forward’s hunger for trophies, he has abandoned the pursuit of Alan Shearer‘s Premier League goal record despite being 47 behind so Bayern have signed a forward that will be relentless in his quest to lift a cup.