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Harry Kane set for Tottenham reunion in pre-season pleasant


Harry Kane will return to Tottenham Hotspur with Bayern Munich for a pre-season pleasant in August later this yr.

Kane, who’s Spurs’ all-time document goalscorer, left north London for the Bundesliga giants in final summer season’s switch window. He bagged 280 objectives in 435 appearances for departing for Bavaria for an preliminary £86.4m plus add-ons.

Bayern will go to Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday 10 August as a part of the Go to Malta Cup. Eric Dier, who additionally performs for the Munich facet following his January change, may even return to his former membership.

England captain Kane, who didn’t characteristic in both of the Three Lions’ March friendlies towards Brazil and Belgium as a result of damage, has loved a record-breaking begin to life at Bayern however faces the prospect of one other trophy-less season.

Harry Kane

Kane’s final Tottenham look got here in a pre-season pleasant / Charlie Crowhurst/GettyImages

Bayern are ten factors behind Bundesliga leaders Bayer Leverkusen, with their final remaining hope of silverware being the Champions League the place they face Kane’s outdated north London rivals Arsenal within the quarter-finals.

Tottenham, in the meantime, are fifth within the Premier League of their first season with out their former striker since 2008/09, with a return to the Champions League on the playing cards due to the enlargement of UEFA’s flagship competitors for 2024/25.

Spurs and Bayern final met competitively within the Champions League in 2019/20. Mauricio Pochettino’s facet had been thrashed 7-2 at residence earlier than the return fixture in Germany, the place the Argentine’s substitute Jose Mourinho oversaw a 3-1 defeat. Bayern would go on to win the event after beating Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 in Lisbon.

The 2 groups additionally duked it out within the 1983/84 UEFA Cup. Tottenham emerged 2-1 victors on mixture within the third spherical and went on to beat Austria Memphis and Hajduk Cut up earlier than triumphing over Anderlecht on penalties after the two-legged closing completed all sq. at 2-2.