Football journalist Dean Jones has been sharing his thoughts on Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane and the possibility of him leaving the north London club during the upcoming summer transfer window.
This comes after Jones recently co-hosted a recent episode of Touchline Talk, where he spoke about a range of transfer-related topics concerning a variety of Premier League clubs.
He said: “Tottenham are going to struggle to replace Harry Kane. Even if they got £150 million for Harry Kane, I think that they’re still going to struggle for Champions League football, they’re still going to struggle to bring in new players. So, they’re not that tempted.
“I think if it was £200 million, if Man City said, ‘here’s £200 million,’ then Daniel Levy will drive him there, but has anyone got £200 million? I can’t see it.
“Man City haven’t even got near to spending £100 million yet, if you look at their transfer records, so it’s going to be really tough for Harry Kane to get what he wants, but clearly, he does feel ready to go and challenge for those biggest trophies – which I understand, but don’t sign a six-year contract, then.”
Since making his senior debut for the Lilywhites back in 2011, the 27-year-old, who is currently valued at £108 million, has made 336 appearances for the north London club across all competitions in which he has managed to rack up an impressive total of 221 goals and 47 assists (per Transfermarkt).
TIF Thoughts on Dean Jones’ comments about Kane and a potential transfer move away from Spurs this summer…
Given how Spurs haven’t managed to win a trophy since the 2007/08 season and the fact that Kane has said publicly that he wants to win titles, perhaps a transfer to Manchester City, who have won a significant number of titles over the past decade, would be the smart move for Kane and give him the best opportunity to achieve what he wants for his career.
Do you think any club would be prepared to pay the money for Kane this summer?
However, it’s hard to ignore the financial aspect that a potential transfer move for Kane would present for any club interested in signing him, especially in the current climate as a result of the global pandemic.