Five moments that helped Harry Kane net double PFA Nomination

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The Tottenham favourite has had plenty of standout moments for Spurs this season.

Harry Kane has been a star man for Spurs this year, and picking his best five moments means leaving out a clutch of big moments. 

Though the PFA awards generally take into account the form displayed in the Premier League season, Kane has shone in other capacities this season, and started the campaign as Tottenham's Europa League striker. The 21-year-old could likely point to several key moments as helping him kick on in what was his breakthrough season, with the five below essential to his nomination for both full and young player of the year:

The hat-trick against Asteras Tripolis - His first hat-trick for Spurs was probably as action-packed a game as a striker could have. The three goals were of course always set to be an announcement that Tottenham have a young striker with potential on their hands, but Kane would then go on to take the captain's armband AND the goalkeeping jersey for the final few minutes after Hugo Lloris was dismissed. It wasn't all Roy of the Rovers stuff though, the youngster fumbled a free kick into the net.

The double double against Chelsea - Kane didn't score his first Premier League goal until November, with Mauricio Pochettino preferring the forward in Europe. However, after his first goal at Aston Villa, Kane claimed a starting spot, and began to accumulate goals as the season headed into the New Year. On January 1, the Tottenham man played a starring role during Spurs' astonishing 5-3 win over rivals Chelsea at White Hart Lane. Kane scored a brace and assisted two more, and turned top Blues defenders Gary Cahill and John Terry inside out, hinting that Kane may be more than a little bit special.

The North London Derby Brace - It's a matter of debate as to what was Kane's sweetest moment this season, but it is hard to argue with his superb double against Arsenal in February, with a wonderful controlled header late on the winner. It was another example that the Spurs graduate was capable of influencing games against top quality position. Interestingly, that match was Arsenal's last defeat.

Winning consecutive Player of the Month awards - The striker threatened to make history this month after being nominated for the third successive Player of the Month award. No other player had ever won in three in a row, though it wasn't to be for Kane as Olivier Giroud deprived the Spurs man of that honour. Nevertheless, Kane won it in both February and March, making him just the fourth player to win consecutive awards - only Cristiano Ronaldo, Robbie Fowler and Dennis Bergkamp have done so before.

The treble against Leicester - Kane announced his call up to the England squad in extravagant fashion, scoring his first league hat trick for Spurs to help them to a 4-3 win over strugglers Leicester City. Just a week before, the youngster impressed the watching Three Lions boss Roy Hodgson in the stands by scoring both goals in a 2-1 win at QPR, but he went one better before the international break, and saved a debut goal for the national team too.

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