Harry Kane celebrates after breaking into Manchester City’s goal, Sunday (20/02/22). PHOTO: Reuters/Carl Recine
INDOSPORT.COM – Tottenham have just thrashed Arsenal in the North London Derby. Antonio Conte’s troops performed tergginas by scoring three goals without reply at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
Two Spurs stars became important actors in the victory. Yes, Harry Kane scored two goals, while Son Heung-min contributed one goal against Aaron Ramsdale.
The victory not only opened up opportunities for Tottenham to compete in the Champions League. But also recorded a crazy record made by Harry Kane.
The England international striker is now the top scorer in the North London Derby. Yes, Kane has collected 13 goals throughout the historic Derby.
His record also shifted Arsenal legend and former Manchester City player Emmanuel Adebayor who collected 10 goals.
The record further cemented himself as the second top scorer of the Spurs in history. He is 20 goals adrift of Jimmy Greaves who collected 266 goals throughout his career with Tottenham.
Harry Kane is also in the top five top scorers of all time in the English Premier League. It can even continue to rise if he maintains his slick performance.
With that crazy record, it turned out that Pep Guardiola was not wrong to have offered him four times. The Spanish coach has been outspoken in his admiration for Harry Kane.
Even last February, Pep had tried to return to land the striker, but was still rejected by Daniel Levy. Harry Kane was indeed ‘sulky’, and did not want to train at the start of the season because Spurs kept tackling him.
But now Pep Guardiola has move on from his dream striker, after officially getting a sensational young striker namely Erling Braut Haaland although not necessarily he will be successful in the Premier League.