Alan Smith welcomes Harry Kane transfer and compares striker to Manchester United legend

Former Manchester United midfielder Alan Smith would welcome the arrival of Harry Kane this summer and he compared the Tottenham striker to Teddy Shermingham, who we all know played for both clubs.

Alan Smith, who made 93 appearances for Manchester United between 2004 and 2007, retired from football five years ago at Notts County.

Following United’s 1-1 draw against Crystal Palace on Wednesday night, Smith sat down with, and spoke about United target Harry Kane being an ‘amazing’ option for United.

Smith said: “It’s an interesting one because there was obviously talk of him leaving last summer to Man City. Kane reminds me more and more of Teddy Sheringham the more I see of him – he’s such a good footballer, the way he drops and plays those little slide-rule passes, rolling in Son or Richarlison. His game intelligence reminds me so much of Teddy.

“He’d be an amazing signing for anyone. Be interesting if he wants to stay at Tottenham and try and be successful there. It’s a difficult one as he’s always been at Spurs and always wanted to try and win a trophy there. Only he will know what he wants to do moving forward.

“His technical ability is amazing. He scores goals. If that opportunity arises, I’m sure United will be doing everything to get one of the best players possible.”

Kane enters the final 12 months of his contract at the end of the season, and reports suggest he is open to a move to United in the summer, especially if Spurs miss out on qualifying for the Champions League.

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