Burley: Chelsea wanted Kane ahead of Lukaku

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Former Chelsea midfielder Craig Burley believes they would've signed Tottenham striker Harry Kane ahead of Romelu Lukaku.

Burley, though, believes a move for the Three Lions skipper would have been a better option than Lukaku.

The former midfielder played over 100 times for the Blues, and told ESPN FC: “Chelsea apparently had some sort of discussions with Kane's representatives, and possibly with Tottenham.

“Ultimately, I think Chelsea would have taken Harry Kane if the money had been right. I don't think there is a doubt about that.

“[But] I don't think they could meet the valuation that Daniel Levy set — like Manchester City, so they went for the other target, which is Romelu Lukaku.

“But in my opinion, Kane still would have been above Lukaku as a striker."

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