Manchester United remain the bookmakers favourites to sign Harry Kane this summer, if England’s all-time record scorer decides to leave Tottenham Hotspur this summer.
There has been a lot of links concerning Manchester United and top centre-forwards throughout Europe. The biggest pro about signing Kane is he guarantees us goals and Erik ten Hag needs a centre-forward of that level to make this team title challengers.
You can understand the shouts for alternatives options like Victor Osimhen and Dusan Vlahovic, of course, but Kane in a dire Antonio Conte side has still managed to bag 21 goals in the Premier League this season.
Kane’s age (29) brings experience and I don’t think he is as injury prone as before.
Latest odds: Harry Kane to sign before September 4, 2023 (via MEN)
- Manchester United 15/8
- Bayern Munich 16/1
- Newcastle 20/1
- PSG 25/1
- Barcelona 33/1
- Real Madrid 33/1
Meanwhile, former United striker Andy Cole believes United should focus on Napoli goalscorer Osimhen, who is having a tremendous season in Serie A and the Champions League.
“It depends on what Manchester United are looking for,” Cole told King Casino Bonus. “No doubt they’ll have options but it depends on the fee as well. Harry Kane is 30-years-old next season and Victor Osimhen is currently 24-years-old and he’s already done a lot at his age too.
“Italian football is difficult so there will be no doubts that he can adapt to the Premier League. If Manchester United want to pay £100m for a 24-year-old or a 30-year-old, you have to look at it in the long term.
“The only value Manchester United can get from Kane is if he can win them the Premier League. Meanwhile, Osimhen is near the same age as Erling Haaland and look what he’s doing at the moment.
“If Haaland stays at Manchester City for another four years, he’ll still be worth £100m or more, so it depends on what Manchester United are looking for.”
Let us know in the comments section who you’d like United to sign ahead of next season.
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