Ben Foster is confident that Harry Kane will win the World Cup Golden Boot for the second consecutive time.

Kane has been among the goals for England in their last two major tournaments as the Three Lions made it to the semi-finals in Russia in 2018 and lost out on penalties to Italy in the final of the last European Championship.

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However, the striker usually lacks sharpness when tournaments come around in the summer, having played almost every game for Spurs across the entire season. Things could be quite different for the 29-year-old this time around, with the World Cup happening mid-season.

Kane has certainly been in terrific form in front of goal in the first part of the campaign, having scored 12 times in 15 Premier League games (Transfermarkt) and Foster expects the strike to take that form into Qatar.

The former Watford goalkeeper backed the Tottenham man to create history by becoming the first player to win two World Cup Golden Boots.

Foster said on his YouTube channel: “Harry Kane has scored 12 goals [in the Premier League]. That is an absolute belting season and I think he is going to the World Cup in a couple weeks’ time and he’s going to get the Golden Boot.

“I really, really think so. I think he’s going to follow on from the last World Cup, going to get the Golden Boot again. And if he does that, that means England are flying. It is simple as that.”

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The main challenge Kane will face in his quest for the Golden Boot is that England do not tend to create many chances due to Southgate’s safety-first approach. So, the likes of Lautaro Martinez and Richarlison will likely get a lot more opportunities than the England captain will.

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