Harry Kane has targeted another hundred goals after scoring his 100th and 101st goals for Tottenham in today’s 3-0 win over Everton at Goodison Park.
At just 24 years of age, Kane became just the 17th player to have scored 100 goals for the club, since Tottenham was established 1882.
However, the two-time golden boot winner isn’t resting on his laurels, having set his sights on the 200 goal mark in his post-match interview.
In an interview conducted by Spurs TV and uploaded to Tottenham Hotspur’s official club website, Kane declared both his pride in his achievement and his desire to go on and accomplish more.
“Its a fantastic feeling, a fantastic achievement,” He said. “Obviously I got a little bit lucky with the first one, but that’s the way it goes sometimes. I’m really pleased.”
“I try not to think about stats too much and things like that, but when they come along its good, its a proud feeling. But for me, its just about getting another hundred now as soon as I can.”
“Its been three or four years now, it goes so quick. The football at times flies by and you’ve got to take your moment, your opportunity and try to maintain it. That’s what I’ve been trying to do so far in my career and hopefully I can keep doing that for the rest of it.”
“That’s all its about, helping the team. Its a fantastic result today, a fantastic win in a tough place away from home.”
Kane’s opening strike was somewhat fortuitous, as a supposed cross from the Englishman somehow flew wayward over the scrambling £30 million goalkeeper Jordan Pickford and into the back of the net.
Admitting that he did not intend to shoot, Kane described in his own words the bizarre deadlock-breaking goal.
“I was just trying to put the ball into a good area,” He explained. “But luckily it went in and that’s football.
“Like I said in August, for some reason the ball just didn’t seem to go in, but I seem to be getting a bit of luck now. I was happy to get the two goals today.”
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino however heaped praise on the forward, labeling him as one of the world’s best.
“He is fantastic. He said to SpursTV. “He is one of the best strikers in the world, I have no doubts about him. I congratulate him, because he deserves it.”
“He is not only a great striker, but also a great professional and a great man. I am very proud to work with him.”
Reflecting on the game itself, Kane joined Pochettino in praising the team’s solid display against a tough Everton side while also revealing his delight at the result.
“Its always a tough place to come and Everton have got a fantastic team. They’ve really strengthened in the transfer window, but we played really well.”
“From back to front we pressed high and made it difficult for them. In the attacking third we had some really good combinations. It was an all-round solid day and we’re really pleased.”
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