Tottenham star Harry Kane explains cryptic Instagram picture

Spurs thumped Stoke City on Monday to move five points behind Leicester.

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has explained his recent Instagram picture on Sky Sports.

After watching Premier League leaders drop two points against West Ham United on Sunday, Kane uploaded a picture of a pack of preying lions on social media.

With Spurs - who were eight points behind the Foxes at the time, with a game in hand - considered to be City's main rivals for the title, it was suggested that the 22-year-old's photo was a metaphor for Tottenham's predatory instincts in the title race.

Those instincts looked justified on Monday as Mauricio Pochettino's men smashed Stoke City 4-0 at the Britannia to move five points behind Leicester, and Kane admits that his photo did indeed have an underlying message behind it.


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"It was just a few lions ready to pounce," he said on Sky Sports. "After watching the Leicester game, they dropped a couple of points so I was itching to play. It [the picture] was just something I wanted to put out there, just a bit of fun."

Pochettino's side were truly devastating on Monday and if Leicester are to win, they will need to hold off what looks set to be a ferocious challenge from the North Londoners.

They host West Brom next Monday in what certainly should be another three points.

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