Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane is now the second-highest goalscorer in Premier League history with his goal against Crystal Palace today.
The Englishman scored the only goal of the game, heading in a cross from Pedro Porro to open the scoring and keep Tottenham’s top-six hopes alive.
The strike was goal number 209 for Kane in the Premier League, overtaking Wayne Rooney’s tally of 208. Kane equalled Rooney’s record in their 4-3 loss to Liverpool.
Kane has scored 100 goals at home since his top-flight debut. The striker is the only player in the competition’s history to have a century of goals at home and on the road.
His goal was his tenth headed goal of the season, the most any player has managed in a single season in the English top flight.
Duncan Ferguson held the record from the 1997/98 campaign when he scored nine headed goals.
Kane has his eyes fixed on breaking the Premier League scoring record held by Alan Shearer (260).
It is one of the reasons why the 29-year-old wants to stay in the league if he leaves Tottenham this summer.
He has interest from Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain, but he wants to stay in England.
Chelsea want Kane, but Spurs chairman Daniel Levy is unwilling to sell to their London rivals.
This leaves Manchester United in pole position to sign the striker. United manager Erik ten Hag is a massive admirer of Kane’s talents.
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