Kane believes his rivalry with Salah is like Ronaldo and Messi

Kane believes his rivalry with Salah is like Ronaldo and Messi

- Kane insists his rivalry with Salah is similar to that of Ronaldo and Messi

- The Tottenham striker finished just two goals behind the Egyptian

- Spurs finished in top four and will play in the Champions League

Tottenham striker Harry Kane believes his battle with Mohamed Salah can become the new Cristiano Ronaldo versus Lionel Messi.

The Liverpool forward pipped the Spurs striker to the Premier League golden boot award on the final day of the season after scoring 32 goals to Kane's 30.

The England international thinks the fight between Salah and himself can have a similar impact following their prolific campaign.

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"Yes I think it can be the same,' said the Tottenham striker. "For me it's about doing it year after year. This is my fourth year now and its the first time I've got to 30 goals in the Premier League so know it's about getting to 30 for the next two or three years. That's the aim.

"That will be his aim too, any player wants to do it on a consistent basis. That's what defines a good player from a great player. He has done amazing this year and he certainly looks like a great player and we will see if he can continue.

"For me it's nice to hit the 30 goal mark, for me personally that was always the target to improve last year's 29.

"Obviously, has done great this year, he deserves the golden boot and I'm looking forward to the competition again next year."

As the World Cup draws nearer Kane has revealed he will need much time to his batteries for the Mundial.

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"We get a week from now until we meet up with the boys. I'm going to the Bahamas, to play a bit of golf and chill, relax the mind," Kane added.

"I'll stay in shape during the week and look forward to meeting up, training hard and getting ready for the friendlies.

"I think a week is the perfect amount of time. It's not enough time to lose a lot of fitness but it's a good time to refresh mentally.

"Physically I'll do a bit in the gym, not too much, and when we meet up I'll have plenty of time before the World Cup to get into top shape."

The 2017/18 Premier League season ended over the weekend as Tottenham maintained their third spot on the table.

They defeated Leicester City by 5-4 in a nine-goal thriller which cemented their place for Champions League action next season.

Meanwhile, NAIJ.com reported that Liverpool striker Salah emerged as the highest goal scorer in Premier League's history with 32 goals.

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Source: Naija.ng

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