Daniel Levy is not interested in entertaining offers that include makeweights for Harry Kane, according to a report.
Kane’s future is the hot topic once again after his ambition to leave Tottenham emerged. He has been a fine servant to the club but is now looking to win trophies elsewhere. Levy does not want to sell the star striker, but will have to listen to numerous offers from interested clubs.
The England captain would seemingly prefer to stay in the Premier League, where Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United could all try to sign him.
But knowing his price tag is high, those suitors could try to sweeten any deal by offering players in return. For example, there was talk of City trying to send Gabriel Jesus or Raheem Sterling in the opposite direction.
Those rumours came from The Sun, who are now suggesting that Levy has little interest in doing a deal on those terms.
While he remains intent on keeping Kane, he would rather sell him for cash only. He wants a fee in the region of £150m.
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And even though Jesus and Sterling are good players, their wage demands may be out of Spurs’ structure. Besides, Levy would prefer to have the funds for Tottenham to pursue their own choice of targets.
He still has some concerns about how they reinvested the then-record sum they received for Gareth Bale in 2013. Therefore, if they do buckle and sell Kane, they will be keen to make sure they get the players they really want.
Kane focusing on Euros
When news of Kane’s desire to leave Spurs emerged, it was claimed he wanted his future sorted before Euro 2020.
With just a few days until that tournament kicks off, that looks unlikely now. Instead, it will have to wait until after.
As captain of his country, Kane will be focusing on his duties with England for the next few weeks. And he has been speaking about their chances of success at the competition.