Striker Kane signs new six-year contract with Spurs

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The striker has put pen to paper on a contract that will see him double his wages and extend the end-date of his stay at the club until 2024.

Tottenham played their home fixtures at Wembley Stadium for the entirety of last season.

He has passed 20 goals in each of the last four seasons and won back-to-back Premier League golden boots, missing out on a third straight gong to Liverpool's Mohamed Salah by just two strikes.

That will require a substantial outlay, but replacing Champions League-level players is also a hugely expensive business these days, so Levy will doubtless be hoping for a domino effect similar to 2016, when a host of senior figures signed new contracts.

And that has led to the likes of Real Madrid sniffing round the 24-year-old.

Pochettino has also been linked with Real, with his five-year deal signed a week before Zinedine Zidane announced his departure from the Bernabeu.

With some help from Opta, we look at how Kane's performances and prolific returns sit alongside with the greats of the game and within Premier League history.

In 2017, Kane's calendar year haul for club and country of 56, outstripped both Messi (54) and Ronaldo (53).

He is now Tottenham's leading scorer in the Premier League era, surpassing Teddy Sheringham's club record of 97.

Harry Kane has scored 84 goals in the Premier League over the past three seasons, 19 more than anyone else during that span.

Since making his debut in 2011, the striker has notched up 140 goals in 220 appearances for the North London outfit.

He added: "That's what I wanted to become and that's why it's so important to work on all different types of stuff in training to try and mould yourself into the best striker possible".

Kane, who will fly with England to the Russia World Cup next Tuesday, said: "I'm really excited, it's a proud day".

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