It’s broken and I’m feeling good – Harry Kane eyeing Alan Shearer record

Tottenham record-breaker Harry Kane has admitted that Alan Shearer’s move to the Premier League is now the clearest indication yet that his future lies in England.

Kane made history in Sunday’s 1-0 win over Manchester City as his 15th-minute effort overtook Jimmy Greaves as Spurs’ top scorer with 267 goals for his boyhood club.

He also reached the 200 goal mark in the Premier League and the forward is 60 of Shearer’s total in the competition.

Kane’s future at Tottenham remains in doubt with his current contract set to expire in 18 months and Bayern Munich known suitors, but the England captain has indicated his desire to remain in his homeland.

“I’m sure you guys will be talking about that,” Kane said on Shearer’s record.

“It’s always in the back of my mind but I just take it game-by-game, season-by-season.

  1. Alan Shearer (260)

  2. Wayne Rooney (208)

  3. Harry Kane (200)

  4. Andrew Cole (187)

  5. Sergio Aguero (184)

“It’s definitely going to be broken and I’m feeling good and feeling fit so we’ll see what happens.

“It’s been a great trip. I’ve been here since I was 11 years old, it’s 18 years of my life, a lot of hard work and dedication.

“I’m very proud to represent this club and score 267 goals for them and 200 goals in the Premier League for them, which I will never take for granted. I just have to keep it going, score as much as I can and see what happens from there.”

Kane spoke to Spurs fans inside the stadium at full-time after the win over City before heading back to the dressing room and being congratulated by manager Antonio Conte on the phone.

Conte underwent surgery to remove his gallbladder on Wednesday and watched the defeat from Italy.

Kane added: “He was on the phone there and congratulated me on the achievement and said he was proud of all the boys.

Tottenham manager Antonio Conte

Tottenham manager Antonio Conte was absent after undergoing an operation (Zac Goodwin/PA)

“It’s not easy when you don’t have your coach there. It has obviously been a difficult week, we are all happy that the operation went well and he is doing well.

“We showed that we are a unit, a team. I’m sure he was looking proud. It was the kind of performance where we knew what we had to do.

“It wasn’t going to be easy at times, we had to dig deep and suffer and be together but I thought through the whole team everyone was 110 per cent committed.”

A win at City was Tottenham’s first win against the top six this season and Newcastle even finished fourth at Spurs in October.

Inconsistency has hampered Conte’s side but they are now a point behind Eddie Howe’s Magpies and appear to have momentum after three consecutive league and cup wins.

“We talked (after City’s 4-2 win on January 19) about getting back to what we do well, being close and we did that against Fulham away and we did that again,” Kane said.

“That’s the standard. If we can do it against one of the best teams in the league, we can do it against anyone so they’re the standards we’ve set now. We must try not to fall below him in any game.

“Clean sheets are really important, they win games. We feel we have enough firepower to score and from top to bottom we have to make sure we keep the ball out of the net.”

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