Kane believes he can eclipse Rooneys record

first_imgHarry Kane believes it’s possible to eclipse Wayne Rooney’s record to become England’s all-time record goalscorer but admitted that is not his current focus.The former United talisman who notched in 53 goals for England tipped Kane to overtake his record after making his 120th and final appearance at international level.Kane, who has 19 goals for England, told ESPN: “It’s definitely possible but it’s still a fair bit away.“I don’t like to set my targets that far ahead in the future because a lot of things can happen.“We’ll see over the next few years how many goals I’ve got and hopefully I’m still fit and healthy and still getting picked by the manager.“It’s definitely something that’s achievable but not something I’m thinking about too much right now.”wayne rooney, harry kane, englandReport: Rooney talks Engalnd Kane and Guardiola George Patchias – September 12, 2019 Wayne Rooney has spoken of his England record, Harry Kane smashing it and Pep Guardiola for England.In an interview on his Wayne Rooney podcast…Meanwhile, England manager Gareth Southgate said his side had improved since losing to Croatia in the World Cup semifinals.“I think we’ve learned with every experience that we’ve had,” he said. “We’ve added more depth to the squad in terms of some more young players emerging, more competition for places.“We’ve had a slight change of system which has also added something different, so we’ve got some flexibility in how we can play.“So we’re always improving and I think in those five matches that you’ve seen since the summer what we haven’t done is sat on our laurels and said ‘OK, we’re happy with what we did at the World Cup — that’s it for the year, we’ll look forward to the European Championship.’“We’ve wanted to keep improving and I think the players have shown that mentality as well.”last_img read more