The day many Tottenham followers have feared would finally come appears to be like to be edging nearer following yet one more trophy-less season for the north London facet.
Harry Kane has been the point of interest of the staff for round a decade now and loved a wonderful 2022/23 marketing campaign. Nevertheless, chaos engulfed Spurs elsewhere they usually ended the marketing campaign in limp style, going out of the Champions League to AC Milan earlier than ending eighth within the Premier League.
The discuss round Kane continues to be his lack of trophies and the upcoming summer season switch window might see the England captain’s time with Tottenham lastly come to an finish with a variety of Europe’s giants on the hunt for brand spanking new strikers.
Listed here are a few of his potential locations.
Karim Benzema’s exit from Actual Madrid has left the Spanish giants in a little bit of a pickle. Vinicius Junior and Rodrygo are contracted however the likes of Marco Asensio, Eden Hazard and Mariano Diaz are additionally leaving this summer season, leaving Actual somewhat gentle up entrance.
Kane is closing in on the all-time Premier League goalscorer file however has been recognized by Carlo Ancelotti as his prime Benzema substitute. Spurs have bought stars like Luka Modric and Gareth Bale to Los Blancos previously and the 2 golf equipment’ ‘particular relationship’ could assist Actual get a deal over the road.
It is a vacation spot that appears much more seemingly than it did a couple of months in the past, however Benzema’s flip-flopping over his future has poked Actual into motion and they’re going to now step up their pursuit of Kane.
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Seldom has a summer season handed with out Kane being linked with a transfer to Manchester United, although this 12 months the stories make extra sense.
Erik ten Hag loved a constructive debut season at Outdated Trafford however lacked an out-and-out goalscorer to enhance Marcus Rashford and Bruno Fernandes. Cristiano Ronaldo left in a blaze of embarrassment earlier than the World Cup, Anthony Martial stays as injury-prone as ever and Wout Weghorst arrived on mortgage however can’t be anticipated to be United’s long run repair up entrance.
Cash may very well be tighter than normal at United given the potential sale of the membership however with Champions League soccer secured as effectively a trophy success within the Carabao Cup, there are grounds to consider extra silverware will comply with for Kane ought to he make the transfer.
There are different potential ahead targets for United and relations between the Purple Devils and Spurs aren’t nice. United have not signed a participant from Tottenham since Dimitar Berbatov in 2008 and Sir Alex Ferguson was vocal concerning the displeasure of coping with Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy.
Fergie stated of the ordeal in his e-book: “That entire expertise was extra painful than my hip substitute!”
The truth that Levy is so determined to not promote to a home rival as proven by Manchester Metropolis’s unsuccessful bid in 2021 might open the door for Bayern Munich.
They opted for a considerably striker-less strategy beneath Julian Nagelsmann when Robert Lewandowski left however undoubtedly want a figurehead up entrance with Thomas Tuchel now within the dugout. Whereas Bayern gained the title, their boardroom workers had a little bit of a mare in 2022/23 and the entire membership is in want of a radical rebuild in the summertime.
Bayern could be the type of membership the place Kane might problem for the Champions League title extra persistently, however given he’s 47 objectives behind Alan Shearer’s Premier League file, he certainly would reasonably keep in England.
On this week’s version of Speaking Transfers, a part of the 90min podcast community, Scott Saunders is joined by Toby Cudworth and Graeme Bailey to debate Harry Kane, Declan Rice, Jude Bellingham, Alexis Mac Allister, Karim Benzema, William Saliba & extra!
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