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Harry Kane aiming for all-time Premier League scoring record

Harry Kane and Tottenham get a big win over Bournemouth in their first match after dropping out of the Europa League. More importantly, now the Spurs can solely focus on the Premier League.

Harry Kane currently leads the Premier League with 21 goals this season as Tottenham’s top striker has the club in the thick of the title race.

At 22-years-old, Kane already has 45 Premier League goals to his name, and he has no plans of slowing down.

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When asked about goalscoring form, Kane said he is aiming for the Premier League’s all-time record held by Alan Shearer, who has 260 goals to his name.

It’s a lot of goals and I’m still a long way off but Shearer was an idol of mine growing up, to see how many goals he scored was incredible.

I take it season by season. I don’t like looking too far ahead because you never know what can happen. But is it good to aim for? Definitely, they’re the goals you dream of.

While Kane would need 216 more goals to break Shearer’s record, his young career has already seen his name in the record books. Kane is just the fifth Englishman to have consecutive 20-goal seasons in the Premier League, joining the likes of Shearer, Robbie Fowler, Andy Cole, and Les Ferdinand.

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Even more impressive is that Kane has reached the 20-goal mark in each of his first two seasons as a regular at Tottenham. Still just 22-years-old, he has a ridiculously high ceiling.

It’s a bit early to be thinking about Shearer’s record, but Spurs’ supporters will be hoping to see Harry Kane scoring goals at White Hart Lane for years to come.