Andros Townsend has claimed that Daniel Levy will not sell Harry Kane to a rival Premier League club this summer (Stadium Astro).
Townsend was able to give a unique perspective on the situation, having played for Spurs under Levy and coming through the academy with Harry Kane.
Between 2008 and 2016, Townsend made 93 appearances and scored 11 goals for Tottenham before making the switch to Newcastle United.
The Athletic recently reported that Kane is expected to ask to leave North London this summer if the club fails to qualify for the Champions League for the second year running.
The two Manchester clubs, United and City, are said to be interested in signing the Premier League superstar, while PSG and Pochettino are also interested (Independent).
Townsend claimed that Daniel Levy would ask for double the price to sell to a direct rival, claiming that he would rather take a fraction of the price and see the player go abroad. He even gave Luka Modric to Real Madrid as an example.
Townsend said: “Having worked under a chairman like Daniel Levy, I know this, no way on this earth that he is selling Harry Kane to a Premier League rival for less than double the price. For me, I think that ends the debate.
On Modric’s move, he added: “He doesn’t want to strengthen a rival.
“He would rather take less money and have one of his best players go overseas than take 30 odd million and make one of his rivals even better and make that team go further away from Spurs.”
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