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Conte calls Spurs matchwinner Kane after victory over Man City

Tottenham boss Antonio Conte called matchwinner Harry Kane after victory over Manchester City.

Conte was unable to attend the match as he recovers from gallbladder surgery in Italy, with assistant coach Cristian Stellini overseeing the victory in his absence.

Kane's first half strike saw the England captain reach 267 goals for Spurs, surpassing the mark held by the late Jimmy Greaves.

The 29-year-old's achievement was marked post-match on the pitch by the club, with the star interviewed in front of his team-mates and home support.

Conte was quick to add his congratulations from afar, with a video from the dressing room seeing Kane receive a call from his boss.

"You make me proud," Conte was heard saying, with the Spurs head coach confirming he was feeling fine after being asked by Kane about his recovery from surgery on Wednesday.

Conte later posted on Instagram to congratulate his side on their victory, with the result putting Spurs on point behind fourth placed Newcastle in the Premier League.

"Always with You, even from afar," Conte wrote. "Proud of the whole team."

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