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2nd Dec, 2016 | 7:22pm

Graham Roberts makes huge Twitter claim about 23-year-old Tottenham ace

By Will Butcher

Graham Roberts believes Harry Kane will win the Premier League’s golden boot award this season – despite currently lagging far behind the top scorers.

The 23-year-old goal machine has signed a new six-year deal with Mauricio Pochettino’s side, after scoring five goals in his last five Premier League outings.

But his tally of five league goals for the campaign places him behind the leading 2016-17 marksmen Diego Costa and Sergio Aguero, who have both netted 10 times in the competition.

Posting on his personal Twitter account, Roberts claimed that Kane will reach 20 league goals this season and retain the division’s coveted top scorer award.

Kane won the title last season after scoring 25 league goals for Pochettino’s side, as Spurs came within a heartbeat of lifting their first Premier League trophy.

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Since his return from an ankle injury, the Tottenham academy graduate has scored four goals in as many games. That included a late brace against West Ham, as the North London side secured a 3-2 win last month.

However, Spurs have lost their last two games with the win against the Hammers now their only triumph in 10 league and cup encounters.

Argentine boss Pochettino will be hoping that Kane can continue his goalscoring touch against Swansea on Saturday, as they look to reignite their Premier League title hopes.

A win for Kane and company could see Spurs move to within just a point of fourth placed Arsenal, if the Gunners fail to secure a victory away at Bournemouth’s Vitality Stadium.

Former Spurs star Roberts lifted the FA Cup on two occasions, before securing the UEFA Cup in 1984 during his six-year spell at White Hart Lane.

In other Tottenham news, fans have reacted on Twitter as this defender has signed a new contract with the club.