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Report: Levy reluctant to let Kane leave even if Tottenham receive £150m bid

Daniel Levy doesn’t want to sell Harry Kane this summer despite the center-forward’s having expressed his desire to leave the north London outfit in the summer transfer window.

According to Eurosport, the Spurs chairman is reluctant to lose his star man and won’t even accept a bid of £150m for the England international.

The publication is also claiming that the British-born businessman is unwilling to lose his prized asset to one of his English rivals.

Reports over the last few days have claimed that the striker has handed in a transfer request and is looking to move away from north London having agreed to stay for one more season last summer.

However, the timing of the news regarding the 32-goal ace is said to have angered the Lilywhites, who released a statement hinting the star should be focused on ending the season strongly.

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Clinton Morrison voiced his disappointment over Kane’s desire to depart, however, claimed he understood the reasoning for his decision.

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TBR View: Levy’s stance threatens to sour Kane’s legacy

Kane has built quite the legacy during his long career with Spurs since his breakthrough season back during the 2014/2015 campaign.

However, with Levy proving to be an incredibly stubborn businessman during his time at the club, there is a threat that Kane’s legacy at the club could be under threat.

There are examples throughout recent history of players forcing through moves despite building up quite a career with one team.

Laurent Koscielny was forced to take matters into his own hands just two summers ago after Tottenham’s north London rivals, Arsenal, didn’t grant the center-back’s request to terminate his contract despite him having built up years and years of loyal service.

The Frenchman subsequently refused to flight out for the club’s tour of the United States of America in what was a stunning turn of events. He eventually got his move, however, seems to have soured his relationship with those associated with the team.

Kane’s stunning career has endeared him to the Spurs faithful and with the club unluckily to be challenging for any major trophies in the near future, letting the England international leave this summer, as opposed to potentially angering him, would be the smarter move from Levy.

 

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