Harry Kane has claimed he feels he handled the speculation surrounding his future well during the summer.

Kane was the subject of interest from Manchester City during the summer transfer window and the striker allegedly even refused to show up from pre-season training in time in an effort to push through a move to the Etihad.

Daniel Levy held firm amidst City’s approach and once it became clear that the transfer would not be going through, the striker took to social media to insist that he is fully focused on helping Tottenham achieve success this season.

However, Kane’s performances have been lacklustre so far this campaign, with the striker having found the back of the net just once in 10 Premier League games so far.

Spurs fans will be hoping that Antonio Conte’s arrival will help spark the 28-year-old into life, with Kane admitting last week that the Italian’s appointment shows great ambition.

When asked about how he handled the speculation during the summer, the England captain told The Athletic: “Obviously there was a lot of talk and speculation over the summer.

“That is the first time it has really happened to me. 

“But that is part and parcel of being a big player and I think I coped with it well.”

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This response is typical of what you would expect from Kane as he is not the sort of player to say controversial things to the media. I suspect that the striker still probably has a grudge against Levy but I doubt if he will ever speak about it publicly.

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