Comparing Harry Kane and Thierry Henry’s records for Spurs & Arsenal

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Arsenal's Thierry Henry (left and Tottenham's Harry Kane (right) celebrate goals for Arsenal and Tottenham respectively.

Tottenham striker Harry Kane has moved ahead of Arsenal legend Thierry Henry in the all-time Premier League goalscoring charts. But how do their overall records compare?

Kane scored a brace in Spurs’ 5-0 victory over Everton to keep the pressure on the Gunners in this year’s race for the top four. In the process, he matched and then surpassed Henry’s Premier League record.

He’s now sixth in the all-time Premier League goalscoring charts, behind only Frank Lampard, Sergio Aguero, Andrew Cole, Wayne Rooney and Alan Shearer.

Still just 28, there’s every chance that he becomes the competition’s all-time top scorer by the time he hangs up his boots – an ambition he’s spoken about before.

“Thierry was one of the greatest strikers we have seen, so nice to go above him in the scorers list and hopefully they keep coming,” Kane told Sky Sports.

“I feel like I’ve got plenty of years left in me, hopefully I can keep ticking off those names and helping the team with my goals.”

But has Kane reached his tally in better time? And how do their goals per game records compare?

We’ve taken a look at their stats in detail to see how the two north London greats compare, looking at their goals and assists in the Premier League as well as all competitions.

Harry Kane

Premier League

Games: 267
Starts: 251
Sub appearances: 16

Goals: 176
Assists: 41

Penalties scored: 25

Minutes per goal: 127
Minutes per non-penalty goal: 147
Minutes per goal or assist: 102

All competitions (Tottenham)

Games: 374
Starts: 325
Sub appearances: 49

Goals: 241
Assists: 53

Penalties scored: 33

Minutes per goal: 122
Minutes per non-penalty goal: 141
Minutes per goal or assist: 100


None (yet)

Thierry Henry

Premier League

Games: 261
Starts: 238
Sub appearances: 23

Goals: 175
Assists: 82

Penalties scored: 23

Minutes per goal: 122
Minutes per non-penalty goal: 140
Minutes per goal or assist: 82

All competitions (Arsenal)

Games: 376
Starts: 336
Sub appearances: 30

Goals: 228
Assists: 106

Penalties scored: 26

Minutes per goal: 134
Minutes per non-penalty goal: 150
Minutes per goal or assist: 91


Premier League x 2, FA Cup x 2, Community Shield x 2

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