Man City dealt a blow in pursuit of number one target this summer – Internal conversations held about the future
All reports seem to point to the likelihood that Tottenham will complete the signing of ex-Inter Milan manager Antonio Conte as the next bench coach.
And with a glamorous signing like that, Tottenham’s star players might have more incentive to stick around.
Manchester City are said to have Harry Kane as the number one target to replace the recently deceased Sergio Aguero who has become the club’s all-time top scorer.
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According to Stuart Brennan of Manchester Evening News, Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is a longtime admirer of the Tottenham star, having seen him a lot during his six seasons in English football.
And although some have had doubts, Harry Kane’s age profile is not an issue for the club, according to the report – he takes good care of him and has at least four or five years left at the highest. level.
However, a possible stumbling block could come from the player’s different assessment at the London club and Manchester. Brennan reveals Manchester City’s valuation of the England international is around £ 100million, while Tottenham’s value the striker at £ 150million.
At Tottenham, according to the Guardian’s David Hytner, club president Daniel Levy has made it clear internally that he will not agree to the sale of Harry Kane, who has three years left on his contract.
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The signing of the Italian manager could help convince Harry Kane to give up and the ongoing battle to force his exit from the club.
Conte declared his admiration for Kane, describing him in 2017 as his “Dream striker” and “one of the best in the world”. At the time, he said, “If I had to buy a striker, I would go to Kane. He’s a complete striker.
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