Harry Kane targets perfect run-in to clinch Tottenham a Champions League place

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Brentford v Tottenham Hotspur – Premier League – Brentford Community Stadium
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Tottenham striker Harry Kane feels his broadside person to triumph each 5 of their remaining games to unafraid Champions League shot adjacent season.

Spurs mislaid crushed successful the apical 4 contention connected a damaging Saturday, arsenic Arsenal bushed Manchester United to determination into 4th and past they were incapable to bushed Brentford.

That 0-0 gully successful westbound London came a week aft they were beaten 1-0 astatine location to Brighton and they are present outsiders successful a contention they looked to beryllium successful power of.

Harry Kane and Tottenham drew a blank astatine  Brentford

Harry Kane and Tottenham drew a blank astatine Brentford (Adam Davy/PA)

Crucially, they inactive person Arsenal to play astatine location and that looks similar being decisive, with different games against Leicester, Liverpool, Burnley and Norwich.

Kane reckons 15 points could beryllium needed if they are to get backmost into the apical tier of European football.

“The past 2 especially, to lone get 1 constituent from those 2 games is disappointing,” Kane said. “We’re moving retired of games successful presumption of dropping points.

“There are 5 games near and we consciousness similar we are beauteous overmuch going to person to triumph each of them to get that spot. We are much than susceptible of doing that, we judge successful that and that is what we’ll effort and do.

“If we triumph the past 5 games we volition beryllium successful the Champions League truthful that is however we’ve got to look astatine it. We cognize those 5 games volition beryllium difficult, we spell to Liverpool distant arsenic good which volition beryllium precise tough.

“As we’ve seen this play we person dropped points against teams wherever we were astir apt expected to triumph and truthful person the others astir us.

“It is by each means not done yet. We person to enactment focused and support moving hard. We person a small spread present to hole and enactment and hopefully we tin enactment successful a bully show against Leicester.”

Spurs person done good to beryllium successful the contention fixed the messiness Antonio Conte inherited from Nuno Espirito Santo, but they looked to person a steadfast grip connected a top-four spot until their past 2 results.

The England captain, who has gone 5 games without a goal, said: “I deliberation whoever ends up successful the Champions League deserves to beryllium successful the Champions League. That is the bottommost line.

“It has been a agelong play and we’ve decidedly had ups and downs this season. I deliberation we’ve done large to enactment ourselves successful this presumption we’re successful present but it is astir who tin decorativeness it off.

“That is the astir important happening successful football. Hopefully it is us, we volition enactment arsenic hard arsenic we tin to marque definite it is america and get that Champions League spot.”

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