Pochettino: Spurs cannot compete with rivals in transfer window

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SKY SPORTSSJamie Carragher has praised Harry Kane after the Tottenham star scored four against Leicester

The Spurs striker's 26 goals and seven league assists this term are all the more impressive when one considers Kane spent two lengthy spells out of action with an ankle injury.

Craig Shakespeare's Leicester City side are now 11th in the Premier League table with 43 points from 36 games this season, having won just two of their last half a dozen outings.

I think it's exciting for the players that are here at Tottenham, ' he said.

It was the kind of predatory performance that Pochettino believes further enhances Kane's reputation as one of the world's best finishers.

But for one supporter, who has been going to White Hart Lane longer than most, there was also a tangible souvenir to take home.

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SKY SPORTSJamie Carragher has backed Harry Kane to win the Premier League Golden Boot award

Craig Shakespeare gave his reaction to Leicester's narrow defeat at Manchester City. "This group deserves to win something". If you like an underdog, Lukaku is your man.

He may be three goals behind Kane but Sanchez's recent form suggests it might be foolish to rule him out of the running completely. Of the contenders he's definitely the form player. The irrepressible Chilean has netted four goals in his last three appearances for the Gunners, including his double in Tuesday's 2-0 win over Sunderland. We also know our threats and we know what we're about. Harry Kane and Victor Wanyama both scored as Pochettino's troops fought to a 2-1 victory over Manchester United - the 24th victory of what has been an excellent campaign, albeit one that has eventually ended in disappointment. They have scored 46 goals in the league, with 29 of those coming at home. We are getting a decent price on this bet so this play makes a little bit of sense. "It's okay but maybe he is not at his best to play 90 minutes", Pochettino said.

"We've got a very bright future, a great squad, a team that's hungry to win and to learn and to get better".

Vincent Janssen had a goal disallowed for offside before Kane completed a deserved hat trick when he blasted in from 20 yards (meters) in the 88th. He will have another opportunity to score more against Hull. Instead go for Both Teams To Score at [1.73], with both teams having scored in ten of their last eleven Premier League games. He can become the first player since Robin van Persie to win the award in consecutive seasons, with the Dutchman achieving it in 2011/12 and 2012/13.

For the second season running, Spurs managed to put up a title challenge, only to falter in the last stage.

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