Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has set his sights on chasing down Alan Shearer’s all-time Premier League goalscoring document after his two objectives in opposition to Nottingham Forest moved him as much as joint-third within the scoring charts.
Kane missed a penalty however netted twice to surpass 200 league objectives in his profession as Spurs maintained their unbeaten begin to the season with a 2-0 victory on the Metropolis Floor on Sunday. The England captain, 29, joined Andy Cole on 187 Premier League objectives. Solely Shearer (260) and Wayne Rooney (208) have scored extra objectives within the competitors’s historical past. “It’s nonetheless a great distance away, for certain, however I nonetheless really feel match, I really feel I’ve many extra years left within the locker,” Kane informed media. “Each season I wish to rating objectives, I wish to be amongst these names, and I’m excited for the problem.
“Alan and Wayne are two of the perfect strikers England have ever had so to even be in that class is sweet for me. However I wish to maintain pushing myself, see how far I can go. To date, it’s been an excellent begin to the season.”
Tottenham’s third victory in 4 video games left them third within the league standings on 10 factors, two behind north London rivals Arsenal.
Kane has scored 4 objectives this season and his kind has been key to Tottenham’s finest begin to a Premier League marketing campaign since 2009-10, after they opened with 4 straight wins. Final week, Kane set a Premier League document for essentially the most objectives for a single membership, transferring away from Sergio Aguero’s tally for Manchester Metropolis.
“Harry needs to be our level of reference on the pitch at each second, he needs to be the chief for this crew and I feel he’s working very nicely,” Spurs supervisor Antonio Conte informed reporters. “He’s completely concerned on this undertaking, and I’m actually joyful for him.”