However, the Reds still finished fourth in the Premier League table last season, 25 points behind City.Barnes believes the primary aim should be to deliver greater consistency in the top-flight rather than another cup run.
"But as starts go, you can't ask for anything more and I do think we can get better".
"To win games on the days you don't play so well, that's a hint of saying you have a chance to win the Premier League because when we play well, which is most of the time, we win".
In midfield, Spurs have the option of recalling Eric Dier to play alongside Mousa Dembele in a double pivot if they revert to a 4-2-3-1 system, though they have been playing a 3-5-2 most recently.
The following season, Kane led Tottenham through a hard group containing both Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund to reach the knockout stage for the first time since 2011, finishing with seven goals in seven appearances.
He said: "I'm the kind of person who thinks that if I score eight goals in one season my objective must be to score nine goals in the following season". We are still a young team. "And competition in football is also good for the players".
Carolina Braces for Florence Storm Surge
As Hurricane Florence bears down on the North and SC coasts, some residents are ignoring officials' calls to evacuate. Workers are being brought in from the Midwest and Florida to help in the storm's aftermath, it said.
We can't quite say that about players like Salah just yet - but may well see the current stars similarly in time. "That has to be our aim".
SC coastline battered as Hurricane Florence lands
South Carolina's state capital Columbia is at only 89m (292ft). "We're kind of at the mercy of the storm". "We're fully prepared. If you've got a trip coming up to the Caribbean, be sure to check the forecast and the status of your flights with your airline.
I've Never Wanted To Leave Tottenham
Spurs were disappointing in their last game before the global break, when they lost at Watford, and will be keen to bounce back when they take on Liverpool at Wembley on Saturday.
Wright To Play During Mets’ Final Homestand
Wright, as you know, hasn't appeared in a major league game since May 27, 2016 due to neck, back, and shoulder injuries. Lucie on August 12 and was promoted to Triple-A Las Vegas on August 28.
Oil hits $80 as Iran fears mount
Energy Information Administration (EIA) cut its forecast for U.S. crude output growth in 2019. Brent crude futures rose US$1.69, or 2.2 percent, to settle at US$79.06 a barrel.