Clinton Morrison has claimed that Harry Kane’s future at Tottenham might not necessarily be dependent on Antonio Conte’s as the North London club could rehire Mauricio Pochettino if the Italian walks away.

Recent reports regarding Conte’s future at Tottenham have not been particularly encouraging, with The Athletic claiming last month that some sources close to key figures at Spurs are now less optimistic that the Italian will sign a new contract than they were a few months ago.

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However, other sources like Alasdair Gold have assuaged Spurs fans’ fears (on his YouTube channel) by stating that the club are still hopeful that the Italian could sign a new deal.

If the 53-year-old does walk away from Tottenham anytime soon, Pochettino is the man the club are likely to turn to, with 90 min claiming a few weeks ago that the Argentine has many admirers at the club and he still believes he has unfinished business in North London.

Journalist Dean Jones even said on The Done Deal Show last week that many at Spurs are keen on the 50-year-old returning to the club as the environment at Hotspur Way was harmonious when he was in charge.

Morrison has now suggested that Kane could stick around at Tottenham if Pochettino returns, given the relationship that the striker had with the former Spurs manager.

When asked if Conte’s future could have an impact on the England captain’s decision on a new contract, the former Crystal Palace striker told Sky Sports News – 08/01/: “The Conte one, I don’t think it makes up Harry Kane’s mind because if Conte goes, then I think Pochettino will come in.

“I think he (Kane) likes working under Pochettino. I do think if Antonio Conte decides to leave, then I feel they will go back in for Pochettino.”

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Despite Conte’s tactic of putting pressure on the club by remaining non-committal, I do think that the Italian will eventually put pen to paper on a new deal. 

The 53-year-old knows that he has potentially an amazing job on his hands, with some world-class players at his disposal, who have completely bought into his methods.

I am convinced that he will want to finish the job he started as long as he gets some backing from the club’s hierarchy, which I expect him to.

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