Ex-Spurs defender Michael Dawson believes Premier League champions Manchester City would be simply untouchable if they are to acquire the signing of star striker Harry Kane this summer, amid exit talks.
City stormed to the last season’s crown and finished 12 points clear of second-placed Manchester United, and Dawson believes the coming campaign’s title will be a near-forgone conclusion already if the champions can add Kane to their already formidable ranks.
“If Man City sign Harry Kane, you’ll think, “how can any team get near them?”, Dawson told talkSPORT.
The 37-year-old is scared that Daniel Levy and co will do a complete U-turn on their Harry Kane transfer stance if the Cityzens are to officially submit the gigantic bid required for the striker.
“He’s a goalscorer and I love him and I hope he stays, but with those kind of figures, it looks like he might leave,’ he added.
“I always said if someone is going to get Harry, you’ll be paying top money for him. I know Daniel Levy and every player has got a price.
“I said it would be a £150m-plus and it looks like it’s going to be that. It could only be one or two clubs who could afford him.
“Manchester City seem like they’re going to be the team [to sign Kane]. They have a bottomless pit and if they want a player they tend to get them because money talks.”
football.london understands that contradictory to Dawson’s fear, Levy still has no intention of letting the English forward leave this summer.
Kane finished top scorer in the Premier League last season with 23 goals to collect the Golden Boot for a third time while he also created the most assists, despite Spurs finishing a disappointing seventh.
Additionally to this, the striker had a great Euro 2020 campaign in the end despite a slow start to the completion, netting four times in the Three Lions’ run to the final.
Silverware is what the 27-year-old is hungry for, and this is the reason why Tottenham’s talisman is seeking an exit from his boyhood club this summer.
City have won three of the last four Premier League titles and after reaching the Champions League final last season and winning the League Cup for a fourth year in a row, they look like the best place for Kane to head to finally win silverware.
Joining Pep Guardiola’s side would also help Kane realise another dream of becoming the all-time top scorer in the Premier League.
He is currently seventh on the list on 166 goals, and at 27 years old, has plenty of time to topple Alan Shearer’s record of 260 strikes.
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The blue half of Manchester will be looking to complete a double English swoop this summer with Kane joining Aston Villa key man Jack Grealish at the Etihad Stadium this summer as City look to defend their Premier League title successfully, and also go one step further in the Champions League.