Tottenham’s summer transfer window has been dominated by speculation over the future of Harry Kane.
The 28-year-old, who captained England in their Euro 2020 campaign that concluded last month, is understood to be frustrated at Spurs’ lack of silverware and has flirted with the prospect of moving on from north London in the past.
Speaking in an interview with Gary Neville earlier in the summer, Kane said: “I think it’s definitely a conversation to be had with the club. I want to be playing in the biggest games. The biggest moments.
“Like, this season I’m there watching the Champions League, watching the English teams in there doing amazing.
“They are the games that I want to be involved in. I want to be in them games.
“So for sure, it’s a moment in my career where I have to kind of reflect and see where I’m at and have a good, honest conversation with the chairman. I hope that we can have that conversation.”
However, football.london understands that Tottenham’s stance on their striker leaving has remained the same all summer-long – he is not for sale.
But, according to Italian football journalist Fabrizio Romano, this stance could be changed if Kane makes it clear he wants a move away from the north London club, with Manchester CIty heavily linked.
Speaking to Bench Warmers, Romano said: “Manchester City are working to close the Jack Grealish deal in the coming days: the deadline is right next week, they must be in a hurry to prevent Jack from signing a new deal with Aston Villa.
“The board’s dream is to buy both Jack Grealish and Harry Kane, but for Kane there is still no new offer at Tottenham: Spurs want to keep Harry and are doing everything to convince him, from Daniel Levy to Paratici and Nuno.
“Only a strong stance by the player can change the situation. Tottenham are calm, but Manchester City are ready to ‘return to the scene’ if things change.”
Kane, who won the 2020/21 Premier League Golden Boot, still has just under three years remaining on his contract with Tottenham – so, as it stands, there is no rush for Spurs to offload their striker.
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