Harry Kane’s interesting transfer admission has got fans and pundits talking in an unprecedentedly quiet period for football.
In an Instagram live with Jamie Redknapp, the England captain refused to commit his long-term future to Tottenham Hotspur and revealed he would be willing to leave if they could not match his ambitions.
It had long been thought that Kane may be a ‘one-club man’ and stick it out at Spurs in the hope to finally win some silverware.
But Kane has reached the prime of his career and will be aware that it may require a move elsewhere for him to fulfil his ultimate goals.
Rio Ferdinand spoke about Kane’s future in a recent Instagram live, suggesting he would be devastated if he ended his career without lifting trophies.
He feels Manchester United will inevitably be in for the elite striker who has already scored 136 Premier League goals.
“When he’s been pressed in the past about his loyalty to Spurs, he’s always been a bit coy,” he said, as quoted by Manchester Evening News.
“But this isolation, I don’t know what it’s done to him but he’s dropped a couple of bombs. If you’ve got aspirations to be successful, and you can go out there and court big clubs and go to successful places where you can win things, you’ve got to be searching for that.
“He can’t be sitting there and be totally happy at Spurs.
“Yes he’ll have made loads of money but he’ll do that anywhere but he won’t have nothing to remember in terms of great day picking up a trophy here and there.
“Do you think he’ll be satisfied? I’ll tell you now: no. He won’t be, he’ll be devastated. Man Utd will be in for him because he’s perfect for United.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer would be foolish not to monitor the future of a world-class striker who is not entirely committed to his current club.
United need a striker this summer to replace the goals lost in Romelu Lukaku’s departure and they don’t come more prolific than Kane.
Despite the need for Spurs to considerably strengthen their squad in other areas, we feel that chairman Daniel Levy would not let his star man go for anything less than £150m.
And unless Kane publicly expresses his desire to leave North London for Manchester, we cannot see this move materialising this summer.
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