Kane brace fires Tottenham past AFC Wimbledon

Mauricio Pochettino has vowed to take the FA Cup seriously after close affairs last season

In January, Liverpool reluctantly sanctioned the sale of talisman Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona, who in turn saw Neymar depart Camp Nou for Paris Saint-Germain last summer.

'I think Liverpool wanted to keep him but it is hard to keep him, and look what happened with Cristiano Ronaldo with Manchester (United), (Zinedine) Zidane with Juventus, (Luis) Figo with Barcelona.

"But we need to be careful and clear in how we manage him". Then the player needs to choose to stay here.

"Only a few players can stay at a club their whole career and Kane can be someone like that".

'Liverpool is one of the best clubs in history, in the world, and look when Coutinho or a player like Coutinho wants to leave, how hard it is to keep your best player.

Asked specifically about Kane, Pochettino said: 'I think Harry is special, so special, because he loves Tottenham and he feels Tottenham.

"But in football you can not be sure".

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"Our job is to try to work together and try to achieve everything we want".

George Long in goal for AFC Wimbledon pulled off a succession of fine saves and when he was beaten in the 52nd minute by Mousa Dembele the post came to his rescue.

Moussa Sissoko was the man who created it, breaking free on the right-hand side of the box and firing in a low cross which was bundled over the line by Kane.

Two minutes later he pounced again from close range.

Kane made it 2-0 when he turned in an attempted shot by team mate Kyle Walker-Peters from close range.

Vertonghen deflected long-range strike, his first goal since October 2013, ensured Spurs would coast home from the 71st minute. It was 3-2 to them with about five minutes to go and we came back to win 4-3 with a last-minute victor. It was like we had scored! Mauricio Pochettino made eight other changes, with Victor Wanyama starting his first game since August.

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