According to reports, Manchester United . have opened negotiations with Tottenham Hotspur over Harry Kane at A?40 million after Wayne Rooney urged Louis Van Gaal to sign the English striker.

With Radamel Falcao and Robin Van Persiea s tryst with Old Trafford coming to an end, Manchester United are reportedly in the market for a new striker and it seems that they have identified Harry Kane as a summer target who is likely to figure in the cluba s long term plan.

Harry Kane had a successful debut season with Tottenham Hotspur and given his young age, he is likely to command a very high price in the transfer market. Along with that, Daniel Levy has the reputation for being a tough negotiator which will make this transfer saga quite interesting as we inch towards the transfer deadline.

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However, Manchester United could spend a biga on Harry Kane as they believe that the Englishman has the potential to be Wayne Rooneya s successor at Old Trafford. Running out of options to sign a striker, United could be forced to toe Daniel Levya s line during negotiations. United were linked with a move for Mario Mandzukic and PSGa s Edison Cavani but with the Croatian joining Juventus, United are running low on options to replace Robin Van Persie at the club.

Manchester United See Harry Kane As Wayne Rooney's Successor At Old Trafford

Manchester United See Harry Kane As Wayne Rooney’s Successor At Old Trafford

According to the report, Wayne Rooney is due to turn 30 next year and the club is keen to have an a English icona at the club after Rooneya s time at Old Trafford comes to an end.