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Kane joins Shearer and Rooney in Premier League '200 Club'

6 Feb 2023
Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City - Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates after scoring the team's first goal.

Spurs forward’s strike against Man City makes him only the third player to score 200 Premier League goals

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has become the third player to score 200 Premier League goals following his strike in Sunday's match against Manchester City.

Kane's landmark goal came in the 15th minute against City, when he latched on to Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg's pass to fire home at the first attempt into the bottom corner.

He now joins Alan Shearer and Wayne Rooney as the only players to reach this milestone in the competition's 30-year history.

Top five all-time top scorers
Player Apps Goals
Alan Shearer 441 260
Wayne Rooney 491 208
Harry Kane 304 200
Andrew Cole 414 187
Sergio Aguero 275 184

Kane has also reached the landmark in the quickest time in Premier League history.

His 200th goal came in his 304th appearance, two fewer than it took Shearer, while Rooney's came in his 462nd match.

Furthermore, Kane is now Spurs' all-time top scorer with 267 goals, one more than the total record of Jimmy Greaves.

Read more: Oracle breaks down Kane's 200 goals

Kane is eight goals behind Rooney and 60 goals away from joining Shearer as the leading Premier League goalscorer of all time.

With 16 matches remaining for him this season, Kane will have his sights set on surpassing Rooney's record.

And at just 29, Kane, who will be presented with an Oracle Milestone to mark his achievement, has time on his side in his pursuit of Shearer.

As he said: "To be there now is just exciting, and I’ve got plenty of years left so hopefully there are a few more to come."

Also in this series

Part 1: Kane scores 200th PL goal as Spurs defeat Man City
Part 3: Harry Kane's best Premier League goals
Part 4: Sherwood - Kane has not finished yet
Part 5: Kane - 200th Premier League goal is a 'magical moment'
Part 6: Sherwood: Eriksen was a massive influence on Kane
Part 7: Shearer - Kane will break my all-time record
Part 8: Kane 200: Amazing stats you need to know
Part 9: Who is the best: Kane, Shearer or Rooney?

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