Harry Kane: “We can take momentum into next season”
Tue 04 August 2020, 13:00|Tottenham Hotspur
Harry Kane is confident we can take our form from the end of 2019/20 into next season.
The striker spearheaded a strong finish to last term as we picked up five wins and three draws from our final nine matches on the Premier League’s return after lockdown.
England skipper Harry, 27, scored seven goals in those matches as we finished sixth to maintain our record of playing European football since 2010/11, and in 13 of the last 14 seasons going back to 2006/07.
“I think it was important we finished this season strong and we can take that momentum forward,” said Harry. “It’s only going to be a short break and we’ll be straight back into it, so hopefully we can continue our form into next season.
“We know as a team we’ve a lot more in the tank and we can do better. That’s the feeling we’ll be going away with, a little bit of happiness in that we’ve achieved European football, but we know we’ve a lot to improve on.”
Harry maintained his record of scoring 20-plus goals in all competitions every season since his breakthrough in 2014/15, despite missing 15 matches between 1 January and the return of football in June due to a serious hamstring injury. His final total was 24 in 34 appearances, with 18 in 29 in the Premier League, and he broke the 200-goal career mark with a double at Newcastle on 15 July.
“I feel great,” he told us. “From a personal point of view, everything is in good shape. I’m feeling good off the back of the injury and hopefully that will continue.
“It was nice to finish with a few goals but, as always, I’ll look to get even more next year and try to improve again. The injury wasn’t great news halfway through the season, but it’s another season with 20-plus goals, so I can’t be too disappointed with that.”