Manchester United are yet to make a move to sign Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane, despite their interest in him.
Harry Kane, who has been with Tottenham Hotspur since the age of 11, enjoyed a breakthrough season last time around. Kane first appeared in the first team squad in the 2009-10 season after progressing through the youth ranks, but it wasna t until 2012-13 that he made his Premier League debut for the London club.
With both Roberto Soldado and Emmanuel Adebayor struggling in front of goal, new manager Mauricio Pochettino opted to use Kane as his first choice striker. Last season Kane scored 31 goals in 51 appearances, in all competitions, and finished the campaign as the second highest goal scorer in the league. His wonderful form for Spurs also saw him making his national team debut against Lithuania, earlier this year.
After enjoying his best season so far in his career, Kanea s future at White Hart Lane has been subject to a lot of speculations this summer. Manchester United are monitoring his situation and reportedly lining up an incredible A?40 million bid for him. While the amount of money seems a bit over the top, Daniel Levya s reputation to drive a hard bargain and the five long years remaining in Kanea s current contract means the valuation might not be too farfetched.
According to Sky Sports . , despite Louis van Gaala s interest in signing the Englishman, they are yet to make an official move for him. Sky reporter James Cooper confirms that no negotiations have taken place, he said: “It is a search for a striker that now includes Harry Kane and that is interesting.
“He is on the list of possible deals that Manchester United might be tempted into doing this summer.
“What Manchester United are doing is looking at all their options. There certainly has been no bid at the moment between Old Trafford and White Hart Lane and no real negotiations at all.
“But what has shifted is that Manchester United have interest in the player. He is under consideration by Louis van Gaal.”
United are in need of a new striker next season. They have already turned down the opportunity to permanently sign Radamel Falcao, whose loan spell ended this summer, while Robin van Persie is expected to join Turkish side Fenerbahce. Javier Hernandez, who has returned from his loan spell at Real Madrid, is also expected to depart from Old Trafford this summer, although his recent injury might have put that on hold for a bit.
Harry Kane could be good signing for them, but signing a player who has had just one good season in the top flight, for the reported fee of A?40 million, is a big risk.