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After scoring his 100th goal in the EPL, the Tottenham star receives accolades from his club manager.

 

Argentine manager of Tottenham Mauricio Pochettino labeled him as one of the greatest strikers of all and he has drawn into comparison with the likes of Lionel Messi and the Great Brazilian legend Pele.

 

The 24-year-old English man continues to flourish for Tottenham for the last few seasons, this season also he has scored 22 goals for his side and take the tally 100 EPL goals.

 

For the last few seasons he has won the golden boot award, and this season also he is leading the race to win it.

 

Though Pochetinno was unwilling to say whether the English international could dominate elsewhere, he believes that same thing can be said to some of the other great players.

 

He voiced: "It is too difficult to know. Only I know that a striker like him in England, in Germany, in Spain, he is top,"

 

"People say if Messi moved to England would he be the same? It’s like [Diego] Maradona, if he played today would he be the same?

 

"The same with [Alfredo] Di Stefano, [Johan] Cruyff, Pele."

 

In his last 4 seasons the 24-year-old striker has scored 20 goals at least in each and every season and because of that, the Tottenham boss accolades about the English frontman.

 

He added: "It is difficult to find another striker who has improved like he has improved,"

 

"And the impact in Premier League, the best league in the world, because you listen, people in Spain say Spain is the best league, the same in Italy but come on, I was in France, in Spain. People keep their eyes on England, the best league is here.

 

"To have the impact Harry has had is so difficult and that is why for me he is one of the greatest strikers."