Mauricio Pochettino has expressed his pride at Harry Kane breaking Tottenham’s all-time goalscoring record on Sunday.

Kane’s 15th-minute goal proved the difference between Tottenham and Manchester City this weekend with the strike seeing the 29-year-old surpass Jimmy Greaves’ record of 266 goals for Spurs, which had stood for more than half a century.

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Many fans stayed back at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium after the full-time whistle, with the striker addressing them after clinching the record, thanking not only the supporters but also his family, the various coaching staff he has worked with at Spurs, as well as his former and current teammates.

Even though it was Tim Sherwood who first gave Kane an opportunity in the Premier League, it was during Pochettino’s spell at White Hart Lane that the striker established himself as a mainstay in the starting eleven and evolved into one of the best players in the Premier League.

The Argentine posted the following on his Instagram story after the England captain broke the record:

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This shows the sort of connection that Pochettino still has with the players he coached at Spurs. In the event that Conte does walk away when his contract runs out at the end of the season, Levy might be hoping that the Argentine’s potential return could convince Kane to remain at the club.

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