By next summer, Eriksen will have two years left on the £70,000-a-week contract that he signed at the start of last season, and Tottenham are keen to reward the Denmark midfielder, who has five goals and six assists in the league this season, with a better deal and stave off interest from clubs overseas.
Kane would go on to break that record 12 minutes later when he scored his second goal of the evening.
"Tottenham are a big club, they are in the top four or five clubs in this country so I would think he's quite happy".
"You know better than me that if you want to sign players to help you, there must be an opportunity and it's hard to find this opportunity", Pochettino said.
They sit three points adrift of fourth-placed Liverpool in the table.
- Dele Alli has provided seven assists in his 22 Premier League games this season, matching his tally from 37 league games in 2016-17.
"It shocked me. I've not seen it since I got here but I've seen it now, and it's probably what was apparent before I got here".
At Newcastle United, bottom side Swansea City believed they were unlucky not to be awarded a penalty when Mohamed Diame appeared to handle the ball.
Kane said he was proud of the record but would not dwell on it for long. The Premier League is the only competition left to play for.
The talk for Everton coming into the game had been about Tosun and Allardyce's admission that, having improved defensively, he and his team now had to add goals and entertainment to their game.
At Selhurst Park, Crystal Palace's revival under Roy Hodgson continued with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Burnley which moved them five points above the relegation zone.
Everton take on relegation-threatened West Bromwich Albion in the league next weekend.
Both Albion goals came via headers from Chris Brunt corners, with Jonny Evans and Craig Dawson rising above Brighton's defence.