But Alli says finishing in the top four and winning the FA Cup must be the striker's priorities this year.
Spurs needed somebody to step up and make something happen.
The Premier League's leading marksman scored for the 30th time in the division this season against Bournemouth at Anfield to restore a five-goal cushion over Harry Kane in the race for the golden boot.
And while you'd think Roma would have been too busy celebrating their sensational victory over Barcelona in the Champions League quarter-finals to be paying attention to the Kane controversy, you would be wrong.More news: Arab League Summit Slams Iran, Chemical Weapons Use In Syria
"I don't care who scored the goal, I care about the three points".
After the Premier League announced that they would be awarding Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane a goal previously credited to Christian Eriksen, social media was inundated with memes pulling the Spurs frontman's leg and now master impersonator and comedian Darren Farley has waded into the debate in his inimitable style.
"He [Salah] told me he was gonna claim all of them [the goals]", Henderson told the BT after the game.
Kane has been the subject of much talk over the past week after claiming Tottenham's second goal against Stoke City last weekend.More news: Japan, China pledge to work on economic ties amid heightened trade tensions
Tottenham fans took to Twitter to criticise Harry Kane for his performance, or lack thereof, against Manchester City on Saturday. "Yeah, he's a big player for us, so hopefully he can keep scoring for us". But you can see with the team everyone tries to pass the ball to me to help me.
"It's also very close, it's just seven goals but let's see", he added.
Both players are on course to smash Luis Suarez's record of most goals in a single Premier League season (31 goals).
Speaking ahead of Tottenham's clash with champions-elect Manchester City on Saturday, Pochettino said: "Of course, he never thought that this situation would escalate, when he was so certain that he touched the ball".More news: Trump's lawyer bought pregnant Playmate's silence