Tottenham's Harry Kane admits chasing the Golden Boot keeps him alive

The Tottenham Hotspur forward is in line for individual as well as team glory this season.

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has been speaking to the London Evening Standard about the prospect of winning the Golden Boot this season.

The England international has overcome a difficult start to the campaign to find himself with 19 Premier League goals to date and he is competing with the likes of Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy and Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero for the accolade.

Individual prizes are far less important to Tottenham’s stars than the prospect of ending the season as champions. However Kane has admitted that chasing the famous prize is a motivating factor in his form.

“It’s a good competition, it’s what keeps you alive,” Kane told the Standard. “So we’ll see what happens at the end of the season.”

Kane’s brace in a 2-0 victory against Aston Villa on Sunday ensured Tottenham are still very much in the title race, even if Leicester did stretch their lead back to five points when they defeated Newcastle United the following day.

Whatever happens between now and May, the future looks very bright for Kane and for Tottenham, and there will be plenty of trophies heading their way in the years to come if manager Mauricio Pochettino can keep this superb young side together.

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