Gary Neville had personal conversation with Harry Kane about adapting his game

Gary Neville has revealed a personal conversation he had with Harry Kane about changing his game.

Tottenham striker Kane has shone at Euro 2020, scoring four goals prior to Sunday's final against Italy.

The 27-year-old started the tournament slowly, failing to find the net in any of England's group games.

But Kane has played his part in a big way during the knockout stages.

He scored his first goal of the competition in England's 2-0 win over Germany in the last-16.

That was followed by a brace against Ukraine in the quarter-final before his penalty against Denmark which sent the Three Lions through to their first major final since 1966.

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Neville worked with the forward during his time in the England coaching set-up under Roy Hodgson, and the Sky Sports and ITV pundit has revealed a recent conversation he had with Kane about adapting his game.

Speaking on ITV, Neville said: "This season he's adapted his game, he’s started doing this (dropping deep), and it's something that he’s worked on.

"I spoke to him a few weeks ago and he said that he wants to become an all-round striker that supports his team, not just with goals, and he’s doing it brilliantly."

It's not just Kane's goals that have been vital to England's progress through the tournament.

The 27-year-old has worked tirelessly for his team-mates, dropping deep and creating space for other players.

Before the final with Italy, he spoke about the togetherness and strength of responsibility that exists within the squad.

"It’s a massive strength of ours as a squad," he told reporters.

"As captain, it’s not an easy job but it’s made easier when you have those types of leaders around you.

"It’s not just one voice, we have many voices that help out during games, after games, before games and that’s a huge part of a successful team."

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