Harry Kane’s teammates in England are said to believe that he could refuse to return to training after his holiday after Euro 2020 in an attempt to force a high profile to Manchester City before the end of the summer.
Frustrated by the lack of trophies or elite-level competitiveness, Kane Spurs officials informed during the final week of last season that he wants to leave the club.
But Spurs have been convinced they will not sell and at least prefer to see him go abroad rather than strengthen another Premier League team. Kane still has three more years left on the contract he signed in 2018, which gives Spurs the power if he does not take matters into his own hands.
90min revealed in June that Kane is open to joining Paris Saint-Germain, which would mean a reunion with former Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino, and they are real challengers. But his preference is still to stay in England, with Manchester City determined to land a new striker, regardless of manager Pep Guardiola’s public aversion to prices.
Man City are interested in signing Kane / Paul Ellis – Pool / Getty Images
Joining City, who have won three Premier League titles in the last four seasons and reached the Champions League final in 2021, would virtually guarantee Kane the trophies he longs for.
Kane declined to discuss his future publicly during Euro 2020, but the Daily Telegraph writes that England players who spent the last six weeks with him think there is a “possibility” that he will not sign up for training after his Spurs holiday. continues to refuse to maintain a sale.
It would certainly be a bold move by Kane if that were to happen as it would effectively equate to going on strike and risking acidifying his relationship with fans.
Kane risks ruining his relationship with Spurs fans if he tries to force a transfer / Sebastian Frej / MB Media / Getty Images
The new boss Nuno Espirito Santo topped the line in his first public appearance as Spurs boss and insisted on Friday, “Harry is our player. Period. No need to talk about anything else, I look forward to him joining the group. ”
But Nuno and Spurs could fight a losing battle if Kane is still determined to leave.
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