Southampton ready to bid for Harry Kane

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Tottenham striker Harry Kane is a £10m target for Southampton boss Ronald Koeman, due to his fine run of form for both Spurs in the Europa League and the England U21 side. 

Kane has enjoyed loan spells at Leyton Orient, Millwall, Norwich and Leicester since joining Spurs as a youngster back in 2009, until he has eventually secured a place in Mauricio Pochettino's squad this year. 

The Saints have started the season in fantastic style and they have created a solid strike force, however Kane offers a young, English player who will give them a different option up front and can continue to grow for many years, as far as talent is concerned.


The 21-year-old has had limited game time in the Premier League campaign so far, with the likes of Emmanuel Adebayor and Roberto Soldado being readily preferred in attack, however the youngster has made a big impact in Europe, scoring six goals in five games.

Kane scored in both legs against AEL Limassol, another in the home draw with Besiktas and a first career hat-trick during the recent 5-1 win over Asteras Tripolis. 

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He has also been in top form for the national U21 team, scoring three goals in the last four games, taking his tally to six goals in nine career U21 appearances. 


Koeman was handed what many believed to be a very difficult task when taking over a Saints side with so many outgoings, however he responded in the best way possible, by making solid signings and creating the best current defence in English football. 

After selling just short of £100m worth of players, it looked very doom and gloom for Southampton, but it turns out that the profit, along with a number of talented new names have made for a great situation at St. Mary's. 

Dusan Tadic has been one of the most exciting prospects in the league so far, Graziano Pelle has scored six in nine and Ryan Bertrand and Fraser Forster have added to an already strong defensive unit. 


Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino is ready to make a fresh move for highly-rated Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez, who has been injured since April.

The Saints previously told Spurs that the forward was not available under any circumstances, however he only has eighteen months left on his current contract which is a bonus for Tottenham. 

If the move does go through, it could pave the way for the exits of both Kane and Andros Townsend, who is another player that Koeman has shown an interest in. 

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