The Daily Mail have revealed that Daniel Levy vowed to never sell a top player to a Manchester club again after Kyle Walker’s departure to Manchester City in 2017, which is why Manchester United’s pursuit of Harry Kane might prove difficult this summer.

The report explains that Levy has ‘never forgiven himself’ for sanctioning Walker’s sale to Man City for £45m and decided back then that he would never repeat the same mistake again.

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It is explained that this determination of the Spurs chairman represents a ‘major obstacle’ in United’s pursuit of Kane.

The Mail assert that Kane could be open to leaving Spurs this summer in order to win silverware and the North Londoners are aware that the upcoming transfer window could be their final chance to cash in on him.

It is revealed that the Lilywhites are looking for a fee in the region of £100m for the 29-year-old but could decide to lower it if they do not finish in the top four.

However, the publication adds that Levy’s resistance to negotiating with Manchester clubs could make the deal ‘very difficult’ for Erik Ten Hag’s men.

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Walker was only sold to Man City as the right-back had fallen out with Pochettino, and the Argentine approved his departure.

Levy’s reluctance to negotiate with United goes all the way back to the Berbatov deal in 2008, with the Spurs chairman not being a fan of the way the Red Devils tapped up the Bulgarian.

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