Harry Kane is one of the best strikers in the world.
After making his Tottenham debut in 2011, the English striker has scored 181 goals in 278 games for the club.
His goals have been largely responsible for the north London club qualifying for the Champions League for the last four seasons.
However, Kane has been injured since January and Spurs have struggled this campaign.
With the club seven points off the Champions League spots with nine games to go, it seems likely they’ll miss out on a return to Europe’s premier cup competition.
This would obviously be a concern to Kane. Understandably, the world’s best players want to play on the biggest stage.
And the 26-year-old set alarm bells ringing in north London when he said last month he would leave if the club aren’t progressing.
“I love Spurs, I’ll always love Spurs but I’ve always said if I don’t feel we’re progressing as a team or going in the right direction, I’m not someone to stay there for the sake of it,” he said in an Instagram Live with Jamie Redknapp, per the Guardian.
“I’m an ambitious player, I want to improve, get better and become one of the top, top players. It all depends on what happens as a team and how we progress as a team. So it’s not a definite I’m going to stay there forever, but it’s not a no either.”
Spurs chairman Daniel Levy has seen his comments and he has not reacted well.
According to the Daily Mail, Levy has been left ‘exasperated’ by Kane’s admission.
He is also said to be ‘furious’ for Kane saying that the Premier League should be voided if it is not completed by the end of June.
His words, coupled by the club’s financial position due to the coronavirus, means Spurs are now willing to let him leave this summer.
But it would take a world-record fee of £200m for Spurs to let him go.
Spurs reportedly still owe £637m on the stadium loan and £83m on transfer fees so they would let him go should their asking price be met.
Wow. £200m for Kane. That does seem excessive.
Neymar is one of the top five players and he was sold for €222 million in 2011.
No disrespect to Kane, but he isn’t on the same level as the Brazilian.
We can’t imagine that a club would decide to pay £200m on Kane. But, if they do, one thing is for sure. They would be getting one of the best goal scorers in the world.
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