Harry Kane eyes Premier League goals century by end of next season


He is great, he is one of the best strikers in the world.

Tottenham, who are guaranteed to finish second place this season, took on the team to whom they lost out on the Premier League title a year ago on Thursday night.

A second successive runners-up finish is officially Spurs' best league finish in 54 years, since coming second in 1962/63, and their 83 point haul would have been enough to win the Premier League title on eight previous occasions.

"Of course I'd been thinking a lot about getting on the scoresheet and it's the first time I've scored four goals [in a game]". If we are consistent to push, push, push I think we will achieve what we want - that is to win trophies.

'To be fair to him and the team, it's a very good collective effort throughout the whole season but we feel so proud of Harry.

"Probably I wanted to get back into the game and choosing an attacking formation, but on the transitions and turnovers, when Spurs are in possession they are a quality side".

Leicester City and Tottenham are set to lock horns at the King Power Stadium on Thursday in a rather inconsequential tie for either Premier League outfit.

Although Tottenham were unable to overhaul champions Chelsea in the title race, Mauricio Pochettino's vibrant young side look certain to make a renewed challenge next term and Kane is the figurehead of that bright future.

In fact, Leicester managed a goal a minute before the hour-mark, against the run of play to spark hopes of a dramatic comeback.

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"I'd be lying if I said I didn't want to get one or two goals at least tonight to put the pressure on and take it [the race for the Golden Boot] into the last game".

"I am on 75 in the league and if there is another season like this then hopefully I can get to the 100".

"We have Hull away and I am looking to get a couple of goals hopefully".

Tottenham was rampant as it sealed a 13th win in its last 16 games in all competitions, having already cemented second place.

Spurs continued to push for more goals in the remaining stages of the first half, but Schmeicel produced two saves in the closing stages.

"We talk about, 'If Tottenham are in the Champions League, it will be more attractive.' But then it's all about if you pay or not when we talk about top players", Pochettino said.

"When we play free-flowing football like that, some of the play around the box in the first half...every man was on their game and it's fantastic to see", said Kane. "His performances show that we are right".

The forward has now comfortably surpassed 70 league goals for Tottenham and it was the sort of hunger he showcased against Leicester on Thursday which made it clear why.