Kane joins elite list with Cherries goal

Harry Kane joined an elite list of Premier League strikers with his goal against Bournemouth on Saturday, becoming only the fourth player to reach the 20-goal mark in three successive seasons.

The England international made his first start in a month for Tottenham, who ran out 4-0 winners over the Cherries thanks to goals from Mousa Dembele, Son Heung-min, Kane and Vincent Janssen, to close the gap with Premier League leaders Chelsea to four points.

Kane's goal ensured he joined an illustrious list of players including Alan Shearer, Ruud van Nistelrooy and Thierry Henry to have crossed the 20-goal barrier in three consecutive seasons.

Speaking to BT Sport after the match, Kane said that Spurs weren't thinking of the Premier League title but that he was satisfied with how he performed.

"It’s good to be consistent as a striker. I want to do that year in year out," the 23-year-old said. 

"We’ve still got plenty to do this season so I don’t want to think about it.

"Sometimes it’s good to play first. We’ve got the three points and we can enjoy the Easter weekend."

The 23-year-old sustained an ankle ligament injury in FA Cup tie against Millwall in March and was only expected to be back in action for the north London derby at the end of April.

However, the Spurs striker made a swift recovery and admitted that it was frustrating to be on the sidelines.

"It was great to be back out there. I missed being out there," he continued.

"The guys have been winning comfortably and I had to put in a good shift."

Kane is in second place on the Premier League scoring table for the season to date, with Everton's Romelu Lukaku on 23 at the time of writing.