In the summer of 2015, speculation of a Harry Kane transfer to Manchester United was building and building. The price was thought to be £40 million, and not a day went by where a new story was reported.
As we all know now, Kane did not move and has enjoyed yet another fantastic season with Tottenham Hotspur, leading the goalscoring charts in the Premier League with 25 goals and winning the Golden Boot.
Kane has now clearly demonstrated to any doubters that he is no ‘one season wonder’ and is now considered one of the best strikers in the world, for club and country.
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However, the next move for the Englishman is decidedly unclear. In days gone by, it would be assumed that he would move to a top club in England or possibly further afield. On the other hand, Kane is a Spurs fan through and through and things are changing, so the best move for Kane might be to stay put at White Hart Lane.
If he was to move, Kane should be surrounded by top players who can create more chances for him. Kane currently has the talents of Dele Alli and Christian Eriksen playing behind him and providing him with goalscoring opportunities.
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Also, Kane is incredibly clinical in front of goal, recording 61% of his shots on target. He could be a force to be reckoned with more creative players around him.
However, as the old saying, don’t fix what isn’t broken. Kane’s stupendous form has come due to a mixture of his talent, and Mauricio Pochettino’s philosophy and willingness to put him at the centre of his plans.
The 22-year-old is a hard worker, surrounded by hard workers, who all look to him as their talisman and leader. It is a situation that suits the striker very well, and a possible move to a bigger club, where he wouldn’t hold the same importance, may affect his form.
Another thing to consider is the status of Spurs as a club now.
In the past, people regarded Spurs as a smaller club than the likes of Arsenal and Manchester City etc.
However, after this season, the rules and formalities of the Premier League are very much in the air. Spurs have been an impressive team this season and earned themselves a third-placed finish. Despite them still finishing behind Arsene Wenger's side, things are looking positive on the white side of north London given the age of their squad and the fact Pochettino's at the beginning of his reign there.
Spurs now have the right to call themselves a big club and Harry Kane could already consider himself to be at the pinnacle of football.
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