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Manchester United warned off Harry Kane by Tottenham

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Manchester United have been told by Tottenham to forget about the idea of signing Harry Kane this summer.

This is according to the Guardian, who reveal that Tottenham’s stance has not changed after chairman Daniel Levy initially met with United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward in May.

United are considering making a formal offer for Kane, 22, but are acutely aware their chances of signing the England international before the transfer window closes on September 1 are slim at best.

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Tottenham have no desire to sell Kane, who scored 31 goals in all competitions for the north London outfit last season.

Furthermore, Kane himself - a Tottenham fan - is happy at White Hart Lane working under Mauricio Pochettino.

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United unlikely to sell Hernandez to Spurs

Spurs’ unwillingness to open negotiations with Manchester United over a deal for Kane means they are unlikely to sign Javier Hernandez this month.

Tottenham would reportedly like to sign the out-of-favour Mexico international, who spent last season on loan at Real Madrid, but Levy is reluctant to begin talks with Woodward as Kane’s name would inevitably be top of the agenda for the United official.

Spurs are expected to pursue moves for Lyon forward Clinton N’Jie and West Brom striker Saido Berahino instead.

Harry Kane is perfect for Man United

That Manchester United want Kane is no surprise; the Chingford-born striker enjoyed a remarkable 2014-15 campaign and was a handful at Old Trafford in the Premier League season opener last weekend.

Kane might not be blessed with rapid pace, but he’s strong, good in the air, intelligent and lethal in and around the box.

It’s safe to assume Manchester United’s valuation of the striker wouldn’t be close to Levy’s asking price, so it would be a major surprise if Kane becomes the Red Devils’ new number nine this summer.

Manchester United fans: would you be happy if Louis van Gaal paid over £50 million for Harry Kane? Have your say by leaving a comment in the box below!

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