Harry Kane is hoping to steer England to Euro 2024 glory in Germany subsequent summer time however admits he’s nonetheless battling the language since becoming a member of Bayern Munich in August.
The England captain left Tottenham for the Allianz Arena in a deal that might be price £100million and has already settled into life in Bavaria, scoring three objectives in three Bundesliga appearances.
However, whereas he appears to already be on the identical wavelength as his new team-mates on the pitch, Kane revealed his German classes haven’t but taken off.
“It hasn’t really come along any further yet, to be honest,” he mentioned.
“I’m due to start lessons when I get back, the teacher was away for a little while.
“I’m fully open to trying to learn the language. I’ve been told it is extremely tough, but I want to take in the culture as much as possible and, even if I get a word here and there, that would be nice.”
Kane had already been warned that attending to grips with the language can be his largest problem, with Lionesses midfielder Georgia Stanway nonetheless discovering it onerous after a 12 months at Bayern.
“I think we’ll have the same German teacher, but I wish him the best of luck with the language,” she mentioned.
“Because, well, I’ve been there for a year now and I’m waiting for that click. The German teacher keeps saying, ‘it’ll click, it’ll click’ and a year down the line, I’m nowhere near this click.
“I wish him the best of luck and, hopefully, I’ll be able to get down to the Allianz Arena and watch some games.
“The city is lovely. The people are lovely. The German culture is so open and so welcoming and I’m sure he will feel at home straight away.”
Kane, England and Tottenham’s file goalscorer, linked up with the remainder of Gareth Southgate’s squad at St George’s Park forward of the Euro 2024 qualifier towards Ukraine in Wroclaw on Saturday, with a pleasant in Scotland to observe.
“It has felt a little bit different. I’m used to always travelling around Europe now, for me I’m always excited to meet up with the boys, the only difference was flying back rather than driving,” he added.
“It has been great to see everything again and I look forward to another good year leading up to the Euros next summer.”