Tottenham star Harry Kane hopes to maintain his progress with the England national team and eventually challenge the 50-goal record of Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney. The 22-year-old striker, has expressed his intentions to keep his recent good run of form until the end of the season after his struggles in front of goal at the start of the current campaign.
Kane enjoyed a remarkable debut campaign in the Premier League last term after netting 31 goals in 51 games. The striker extended his club form to the national team after scoring a goal just 79 seconds after replacing Rooney in his debut with England during a Euro qualifier against Lithuania in March.
The Tottenham star has since netted three goals in seven internationals and hopes to eventually emulate Rooney as England's top scorer.
"Obviously it's an amazing achievement for Wayne to be England's all-time top goalscorer," he told the FA website. "I've just started on the England international scene but hopefully one day that could be me, scoring that many goals, but I know there is a long way to go before then and a lot of hard work.
"It's just about doing what I can for now and doing things right, trying to score as many goals as possible. Maybe in 10 years we'll see where I'm at. Hopefully still playing for England and still playing at a high level."
The striker has failed to replicate his prolific goalscoring form from last season form after failing to find the net in his first eight games for Spurs. Making some suggest the 22-year-old might end up being a one-season wonder.
Kane, however, said he never had doubts about his abilities and has eventually proved the doubters wrong with six goals in his last four appearances.
"I'm always confident in my ability, I think even when I wasn't scoring goals, I didn't feel I was playing bad. I still felt I was contributing to the team," the striker added. "It was just a matter of time. I've said before, you need a bit of luck now and then. I probably didn't have that at the start of the season.
"Things turn around quick and seven goals now for Spurs this season, which is great for me, gives me a lot of confidence and hopefully I can just continue that form now until the end of the season."
Kane has also paid tribute to his manager Mauricio Pochettino for how the Argentinian has helped him to improve his game since his very first day at the club, giving him the chance to break through into the first-team despite starting the last campaign as the third choice behind Emmanuel Adebayor and Roberto Soldado.
"They've been great, they are great people to have around, very enthusiastic and just try to get the best out of all their players," said Kane. "They give everyone a chance and if you work hard for the manager the rewards are there.
"The first year, last year, he did a lot of work with me around the box, the penalty area movement. He's a defender and knows what to come up against as a striker. Little tips here and there have helped, and a lot of work in the gym.
"He still does a lot of that work with not just me but everyone, that explosive power work and you can see in our performances this season how that is a big part of our game, we're fitter than most teams and that is a big part of what he wants."