Ahead of Tottenham vs Arsenal: Harry Kane Chases Records in the North London Derby

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Football fans will be presented with an interesting spectacle on Sunday (15/1) evening Indian Time. Two North London clubs, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal will fight at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

The duel that always runs hot this time is even more exciting. Because both sides have the interest to win three points in this derby.

Host Tottenham is chasing victory in order to maintain the opportunity to finish in the top four, aka tickets to the Champions League. Meanwhile, Arsenal does not want to lose points to stay perched at the top of the Premier League standings, away from the pursuit of competitors below them.

Apart from the fierce rivalry between the two clubs, for the match later, one name will surface. The name in question is Harry Kane.

After enduring disappointment at the 2022 World Cup, Kane has resumed his business at the club level. In the North London Derby later, Kane has the opportunity to write his name in the history books.

Currently, Kane has scored 198 goals in the Premier League. This means that Kane only needs two goals to reach 200. Kane's chances of reaching 200 goals in the North London Derby are fairly large.

The reason is, Kane has a good record every time he appears against Arsenal. The captain has scored 14 goals in 18 appearances in Derby.

If successful, Kane will become the third player to reach 200 goals in the Premier League after Wayne Rooney with 208 goals and Alan Shearer (260).

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Tottenham's All-Time Most Fertile Player

Harry Kane needs two goals to reach 200 goals in the Premier League. Not only that, with the addition of two goals, Kane will write his name in the history books of Tottenham Hotspur as the all-time top scorer.

Currently, Kane has collected 265 goals in all competitions with Tottenham. He only needs one goal to equal Jimmy Greaves' record of 266 goals.

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