Despite his return, the transfer saga between Kane and Tottenham far from over
In what sounds like good news for Tottenham supporters, striker Harry Kane is set to end his hold out and return to Spurs’ training by the end of the week.
According to ESPN, however, Kane’s desire to leave Spurs has not changed. The striker feels adamant he has a gentleman’s agreement to leave the club.
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Manchester City has been the club most heavily linked to signing the England captain. Kane missed the first and second day of preseason training in an effort to try to force a move.
Kane still has three years remaining on his current deal and Tottenham are in no hurry to sell him. They want him to honor his contract and are not discarding possible disciplinary action, including fining him one or two weeks of wages.
His return may be simply be a goodwill gesture so as not to burn any bridges and hope the club can come to an agreement with Man City or any other team who may be interested in him.
Tottenham would rather not sell him to any team in the Premier League but given the financial uncertainty for the majority of other big teams in Europe, should he be sold, it’ll be to another English side.
For their part, according to The Athletic, Man City are set to come in with a new bid of £130 million.
Spurs’ Chairman Daniel Levy has placed a value of £150 million on Kane so it is unlikely City’s second bid, if it is made, will be accepted.
The Premier League is set to start in a couple of weeks. The summer transfer window ends on September 2. Therefore, a final decision needs to be made. Especially on Tottenham’s end because if they do sell Kane, they won’t have much time to find a replacement.