·10 June 2023
·10 June 2023
Kane is a top target for Real Madrid this summer as they look to replace Karim Benzema, who has signed for Al Ittihad in Saudi Arabia.
However, the Merengues were facing stiff competition from Manchester United, who were also keen on signing the England captain as they look for a top-quality No. 9.
But, as per the report, Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy does not wish to sell Kane to a rival Premier League club, even though the 29-year-old would have welcomed the idea of playing for Manchester United.
As such, the Red Devils are looking at Atalanta’s Rasmus Hojlund as Plan B, clearing the pathway for Real Madrid to move for Kane as there are no other suitors for the England captain.
Levy is understood to be holding out for a fee of €115 million for his ace goalscorer, who netted 32 goals during the 2022/23 campaign.
But there is some hope within the Madrid camp that Manchester United’s exit from the race could lead to a drop in the asking price, possibly below the €100 million-mark.
and are not prepared to breach the €100 million barrier for Kane as he will be turning 30 next month and Florentino Perez feels it will be difficult to amortise his transfer.
Manchester United’s exit from the race does make things easier for Los Blancos in their pursuit of Kane. However, reaching an agreement with Levy will be a huge challenge on its own and it remains to be seen whether Perez & co. are successful in doing so.
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