Harry Kane Tipped to Match Robert Lewandowski’s Goal Tally at Bayern Munich

Harry Kane Tipped to Match Robert Lewandowski’s Goal Tally at Bayern Munich

Chukwu Ikechukwu
updated at August 22, 2023 at 11:22 AM
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  • Lothar Matthaus feels Harry Kane has returned the Mia San Mia feeling to Bayern Munich
  • Kane opened his Bundesliga debut with a goal for the Bavarians against Werder Bremen
  • The English forward has been tipped to replace Robert Lewandowski as top goal-scorer

Harry Kane netted his first Bayern Munich goal in the Bavarians’ 4-0 victory against Werder Bremen in his first Bundesliga game, prompting high praise from Lothar Matthaus.

Bayern Munich had struggled to replace Robert Lewandowski last season after the Poland forward joined Barcelona, as the Germans struggled to retain the Bundesliga title on the final day.

Harry Kane and teammates celebrate his first goal for new club, Bayern Munich, in their Bundeliga victory over Werder Bremen.
Harry Kane celebrates scoring his first goal for new club, Bayern Munich, in their Bundesliga victory against Werder Bremen. Photo by Brosi Streubel.
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According to SB Nation, Matthaus - a legend of the club - has tipped Kane to adequately replace Lewandowski with his goals this season, an area where the Bavarians were lacking last season.

"FC Bayern missed this player last season. That’s why they had such big problems. Now they have a target player again who knows where the goal is. Above all, he leads the way."

Kane joined Bayern Munich for a whopping fee of €100million after leaving London club, Tottenham Hotspur, this summer.

Harry Kane welcomes newborn son

Meanwhile, Kane is celebrating a double dose of joy after welcoming his child just weeks after securing his dream move to Bundesliga champions, Bayern Munich, GOAL reports.

The England captain and his wife, Kate, announced the birth of their son, Henry Edward Kane, on social media on Monday, two days after netting his first goal for the Bavarians.

Henry Edward is the fourth child of Kane and his partner, with their newborn joining daughters Ivy, aged six, and Vivienne, aged five, as well as son Louis, who is two years old.

Bayern teammate heaps praise on Kane

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Bayern Munich captain, Joshua Kimmich expressing admiration for Kane following his debut for Bundesliga giants.

The former Tottenham forward, making his first appearance from the opening minute, helped propel his new side to commanding two-goal lead.

Kane contributed both an assist and a goal of his own as Bayern Munich strolled to a victory in their league opener against Werder Bremen.

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Chukwu Ikechukwu Godwin is a journalist with over 9 years of experience in the Nigerian media industry. He has worked both in Radio (Today FM, Rhythm FM, Wish FM) and Television (Silverbird TV) as a Sports Analyst..