Relevo have claimed that joining Real Madrid would be Harry Kane’s number-one preference this summer.
We covered a report from The Sun on Tuesday, which suggested that Kane only wants to join Manchester United if he leaves Tottenham this summer and that if a move to Old Trafford is not possible, the striker will remain at North London and leave for free next summer.
However, this claim has now been contradicted by Relevo, who say that the 29-year-old’s ‘desire to play for Real Madrid is above the other proposals he has on the table.’
The publication states that the Madrid hierarchy are encouraged by Kane’s conviction to move to the Santiago Bernabeu and have drafted a plan to pursue him.
However, it is explained that the La Liga giants are aware that the operation to sign the England captain would not be ‘easy at all’.
Firstly, it is explained that the striker would cost in excess of €100m (£86m) and would command a salary of over €20m (£17m) per season.
In addition, they are also aware that negotiating with Daniel Levy will not be easy, particularly since Madrid’s general manager, Jose Angel Sanchez, does not have a particularly warm relationship with the Spurs chairman.
Relevo state that the Spanish club would thus have to rely on intermediaries to carry out the bulk of the negotiations if they are to bring Kane to the club.
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It seems fairly clear that all these Spanish outlets have barely spoken to Kane’s entourage or anyone associated with Spurs, and are basing their information purely on what they heard from their sources close to Real Madrid.
Even though Tottenham might prefer to sell Kane to Madrid over a domestic rival, I do not see the striker contemplating leaving the Premier League at this stage of his career, now that he is just 47 goals away from Alan Shearer’s goals record.
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