Harry Kane continues to be linked with a move away from Tottenham Hotspur, but a new report claims Manchester United fear they could miss out on England’s all-time top goalscorer.
It is no secret that Erik ten Hag is looking to buy a striker this summer.
Harry Kane, 29, is a player I think should be at the top of our list, although there’s a feeling that will be impossible unless the Glazers sell the club before the transfer window.
Tottenham will fight to keep their record goalscorer, despite running the risk of losing him on a free next year.
According to The Mirror, there is a growing feeling that Kane could end up staying at least one more year which means United will have to look elsewhere.
John Cross reports: “United see Kane as the ideal centre forward to build on Erik ten Hag’s progress and will certainly not give up as they plot to try and lure him away.
“But there is a feeling that it will be very tough to try get him and may have to make other plans while Kane knows that Tottenham resisted Manchester City’s attempts to sign him two years ago despite his desire to leave.”
While I find it encouraging that we are not giving up on Kane, I really hope this doesn’t become another Frenkie De Jong-esque saga that takes up over 100 days of the transfer window — only for us to seek alternatives (even though it worked out in our favour last summer when Casemiro joined from Real Madrid).
The biggest question for Kane is does he want to win trophies? He’s never been able to do that at Spurs and they couldn’t look further away from doing that.
That said, Kane has once again stated his desire to win trophies.
“It’s not really my decision,” Kane admitted when asked by Sky Sports what he’d make of a statue at Spurs. “I’m really respectful of the club and I’ve been here since I was 11 years old, so almost 19 years now. I have been here a long time and I feel like we have achieved a lot in my career, even though we haven’t got the trophies to show for it.
“A statue is not something that is going to make or break my career. I appreciate the words that the chairman said about me, but ultimately what I can do is on the pitch and I feel like I’m giving my all in every moment, in every game and just trying to help the team as much as possible.”
Another report from The Mirror this week suggested that Benfica striker Goncalo Ramos is being monitored by United scouts, while Napoli’s Victor Osimhen is another top target.
Apparently Osimhen, who has led Napoli to their first Serie A title in 33-years, prefers a move to the Premier League despite attracting interest from Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain.
Let us know in the comments section who you think United should sign as our striker for next season.
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So he should join Man U so maybe he can win a league cup? Man U will not be challenging for the title or any other major competition any time soon with the level of competition out there.