Harry Kane has given a strong hint over his future at Tottenham Hotspur by expressing a desire to emulate the achievements of former Roma icon Francesco Totti.
The ex-Italy international spent his entire career in the capital and became an undisputed club legend.
And Kane will have lifted the spirits of Spurs fans by likening himself to Totti prior to the Tottenham’s clash with Serie A giants Juventus in the Champions League on Tuesday night.
“He’s a fantastic player,” Kane told reporters when quizzed on the Giallorossi favourite, as quoted by Football.London.
“To spend your career at one club and he achieved pretty much everything he wanted to there.
“I want to hopefully achieve something like that.”
Kane will, as ever, carry much of the hopes of the Tottenham faithful going into the encounter with the Italian champions in Turin.
The Spurs striker has been in excellent form once again this season and recently became the second-fastest player to reach 100 goals in Premier League history, behind only Alan Shearer.
Having topped Group H of their Champions League group ahead of the likes of Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund, Tottenham face another huge task in overcoming Juventus in the last-16.
The Turin outfit are vastly more experienced at this level but Spurs will fear no-one, having gone unbeaten in their group before Christmas and coming off the back of a 1-0 win over rivals Arsenal on Saturday.
Kane bagged the only goal in that fixture with a towering second-half header and arguably should have added to his tally when he nodded another effort just wide of the target.
Tuesday’s clash is an intriguing proposition, with Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino testing his skills against one of the best in the business in opposite number Massimiliano Allegri.
It will be important for the Argentine’s men to stay in the contest ahead of the second leg in early March.