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Tottenham manager Pochettino on Kane's golden boot: Next year 30 goals!

Mauricio Pochettino has lavished praise on his star striker Harry Kane following his golden boot achievement.

The 23-year old scored his second hat-trick in as many matches on Sunday, when he helped Tottenham destroy Hull 7-1 in their final match of the season.

Despite playing only 30 Premier League matches this season, Harry Kane lifted the Golden Boot award by scoring an astonishing 29 goals and the England international becomes the first player since Robin van Persie to claim the honour for two consecutive seasons.

Kane's goalscoring exploits this season have been crucial to Tottenham Hotspur's fine campaign and a very happy Mauricio Pochettino has gone on to hail his star man for his contribution in front of goal throughout the campaign.

Pochettino said: "It's amazing, unbelievable, fantastic and a big achievement for him. We are all very happy. He deserves it. He's a great player and it's a very good thing for him. He's one of the best strikers in the world and I'm very happy for him."

When asked why Kane was taken off near the end of Spurs' victory over Hull, Pochettino said: "It was a moment to take responsibility and a good decision and I prefer that next season he challenges again, to score 30 goals.

"But today we kept him safe and healthy and ready. He can do that. He's still improving and learning."

Sarad Bade Shrestha
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