Danny Mills has claimed that he cannot see Daniel Levy agreeing to do a swap deal with Manchester City for Harry Kane.
Kane is focused on England’s European Championship campaign at the moment but it remains to be seen where the striker will be playing his football next season.
If reports are to be believed, Manchester City seem like the most likely destination for the England captain if he is to leave Spurs this summer, with Pep Guardiola’s men expected to make a big effort for the striker this summer.
However, the ball is very much in Tottenham’s court, with Kane still having three years left on his contract with the club.
There have been rumours that City are prepared to offer the likes of Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus to Spurs as makeweights in a deal for Kane.
Mills is convinced that the prospect of swap deals would not appeal to Levy and that the Spurs chairman will not budge from his asking price for Tottenham’s talisman.
The former Leeds defender told Football Insider: “The only issue for Harry Kane is if somebody is going to be prepared to pay the money for him, not the new manager.
“That’s what it’s going to come down to. He’s probably got three options realistically who want him and he’d like to go to.
“It’s about whether they can meet the asking price because I think we realise Daniel Levy is not going to back down.
“It’s not like Daniel Levy to take a swap deal. Whenever you trade something in you don’t get as much for it and you don’t end up getting as much you can.
“Daniel Levy will be thinking ‘Give me £130million, £140million in cash and I’ll get the players off the back of that.’ Forget about swap deals.”
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If Spurs do decide to cash in on Kane, I agree with Mills that Levy would only do so for a straight cash deal. If we are planning on selling Kane and reinvesting the money into the squad, we would need to make that decision quickly so as to have the time to sign suitable replacements.
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