Former Tottenham Hotspur owner and chairman, Alan Sugar has taken to social media to claim that Manchester City will have to cough up at least £200m in order to sign Harry Kane this summer.

Kane’s future has been the subject of much speculation over recent months, with the striker thought to be keen on taking up a new challenge.

The Sun reported last week that Daniel Levy had agreed to let the 27-year-old join City for a fee in the region of £160m.

This claim has been questioned by other sources like Football.London’s Alasdair Gold and The Athletics’ Charlie Eccleshare, who maintain Spurs have no intention of selling Kane.

However, despite Tottenham’s stance, reports indicate the Premier League champions are hopeful of striking a deal for the England captain and are braced for the transfer saga to go all the way to the wire on transfer deadline day.

Reacting to The Sun’s report, Sugar asserted that Pep Guardiola’s men will have to increase their offer considerably if they wish to sign the Spurs talisman.

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If Kane does leave this summer, it will probably be for a fee closer to £150m than £200m. While I was confident until a couple of weeks ago that Kane will stay at Spurs for one more season, I am now starting to have doubts, particularly due to our transfer activity.

I suspect Levy has verbally agreed to sell Kane to City and that Spurs want to get their transfer business completed before they announce the 27-year-old’s sale.

That would protect the North Londoners from being held for ransom in the market which is probably why they have to deny reports that Kane is on his way out.

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