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Tottenham news: I would not swap Harry Kane for Cristiano Ronaldo – Vertonghen

Jan Vertonghen .

Jan Vertonghen faces a tricky night against Real Madrid tomorrow

Kane has scored 17 goals for both club and country this season and is a key component of Mauricio Pochettino’s squad.

And he is due to go head-to-head with Ronaldo at Wembley tomorrow (7.45pm) – and Vertonghen knows which one he would rather have on his side.

“Harry for me is one of the best number nines in Europe, maybe the best,” he said.

“He shows that every week and I wouldn’t swap Harry for any player at the moment.

"They are both unbelievable players. Ronaldo has his qualities and Harry has his.

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Who will start for Real Madrid when they take on Tottenham at Wembley?

Ronaldo.

Harry Kane has scored 17 goals this season

We have to show respect to Ronaldo for what he has won, his level and how he is still doing it.

Jan Vertonghen knows his work will be cut out tomorrow night

“We have to show respect to Ronaldo for what he has won, his level and how he is still doing it.”

Tottenham sit level on points with Real at the top of their group with seven points from three games.

And there was some uncertainty over whether Kane would play after sitting out Saturday’s defeat at Manchester United with a hamstring injury.

But boss Mauricio Pochettino today confirmed that he should be fit for the clash with Madrid.

Ronaldo.

Ronaldo scored in the reverse fixture two weeks ago

“Yes, we are very confident,” Pochettino said.

“He is on the list. We have one day more to assess him, but I think it maybe can be possible for him to be available to play tomorrow.

“But I don’t want to say 100 per cent sure about that decision, because we have one day more.

“Today and yesterday was good with the training, and now it’s with the medical staff and everyone to try to take the right decision, because it’s important to take the right decision.”

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