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Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane has now scored more goals than Gareth Bale managed during his best season in a Spurs shirt.

Gareth Bale is widely regarded as one of the best players ever to pull on the Tottenham Hotspur shirt.

But Harry Kane’s hat-trick against Leicester City on Saturday means the young striker now has more goals this season than Bale managed in his best campaign at White Hart Lane.

In his last season at Tottenham before leaving for Real Madrid, the Welsh international scored 26 goals in 44 matches, but Kane now has 29 goals in 43 games.

HITC’s Top Corner Twitter account – well worth a follow if you like banter and football humour – published a special image of Kane following his latest goal-scoring exploits.

While Tottenham’s defence needs plenty of work there is no doubting Kane’s quality at the opposite end of the pitch and for those supporters of rival clubs who may still joke about Spurs parting company with Bale, the simple fact is, they now have a highly effective alternative.

As the image says: Deal with it!

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