Rob Lee shares what Alan Shearer initially told him about Harry Kane

Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur receives treatment from the medical team during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace at Wembley Stadium on November 5, 2017...

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane could break Alan Shearer’s Premier League record.

Jan Vertonghen of Tottenham Hotspur and Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur warm up during a Tottenham Hotspur Training Session ahead of the Champions League Group H matchbetween Tottenham...

Newcastle United legend Rob Lee has suggested to BBC Sport that Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane could become the all-time Premier League top goalscorer.

Former Blackburn Rovers and Newcastle striker Shearer is the all-time top scorer in the Premier League with 260 goals.

Kane is still quite far off, but the way the Tottenham striker has been playing for the past three or so seasons suggests that he could break that record.

Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur (right) celebrates scoring their first goal with Son Heung-min of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between Leicester City and Tottenham...

Former Newcastle midfielder Lee has suggested that the 24-year-old England international striker could break Shearer’s record.

The 51-year-old England international has also revealed what Shearer told him when he first informed his ex-Newcastle teammate about Kane.

Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring his sides first goal with Moussa Sissoko of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between Everton and Tottenham Hotspur at...

“I have seen him since he was playing in the youth team,” Lee told BBC Sport about Kane. “I remember seeing him score an unbelievable headed goal.

“I rang Alan Shearer up. ‘Just seen a kid who is the nearest thing I have seen to you’. Obviously Alan told me, 'He is 260 goals behind me at the moment'.

“I think Alan’s getting a bit worried now because if he stays fit and if he stays in the Premier League, I think that record will be in trouble.”

Kane is one of the best strikers in the world, and if he remains fit and continues to play in the Premier League, then he could well break Shearer’s record.

Of course, there is a long way to go, but it must be noted that the Spurs star is only 24 years of age and is very consistent.

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