Harry Kane has stated that he is not interested in a move abroad at this stage of his career.
The speculation regarding Kane’s future has gone into overdrive over the past few days since news first broke on Monday that the striker had reiterated his intention to leave Tottenham.
Manchester City, Manchester United and Chelsea were named as the main contenders for the Tottenham star’s signature in the report, with City subsequently being installed as favourites.
It was not too long ago that some sources indicated that the 27-year-old was also attracting interest from Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid and Juventus.
However, Kane has now admitted that he is keen to stay in the Premier League and chase down Alan Shearer’s all-time highest goal record of 260 strikes.
The Tottenham man admitted that he would be disappointed if he does not manage to overtake the Magpies legend by the end of his career.
“Obviously, I’ve had injuries, ankle injuries and I haven’t had anything that’s kept me out for months and months touch wood but I guess for me I think injuries would be, be the biggest thing stopping me.
“Of course there’s always the option of maybe moving abroad one day but I don’t think that really interests me in the near future.
“Injuries I guess in my mind would be the only things but I feel like I’ve got a good seven or eight years at the top when you look kind of the Messis, Ronaldos … your Ibrahimovics all kind of getting better as they get, reach their early 30s.
“I’m still 27 so I’ve still got a, hopefully, a long way to go so I mean yeah it’s definitely there, I’m still obviously quite a way off but you know I, I like to think consistently I’ve scored 20 plus in my injury-free seasons in the Premier League so if I can do that for the next four or five years then, then it will be, it’ll be there.
“I’d be lying if I said I didn’t [want the Premier League record], I think if I get to the end and I haven’t broken that record and, and the Wayne Rooney England record then I’d probably be a little disappointed in myself, to be honest.
“But it’s definitely there if I carry on doing what I’ve been doing so I guess yeah it’ll just be a, a great sign of consistency over many years.
“I mean Shearer’s record is incredible when you think about it, 260 goals. I guess it’s just that little bit of motivation there just to push me and hopefully go beyond that.”
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