Pep Guardiola and Manchester City appear to have received a potential boost in their hopes of signing Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane this summer after it was revealed that the English captain will be leaving the club in north London if they shouldn’t qualify for the Champions League next season.
According to The Athletic, Kane has run out of patience with Spurs and will be pushing for a move this summer if they fail to score a Top 4 in the Premier League.
It is alleged that the 27-year-old forward is frustrated by the lack of trophies at the Lilywhites and concerned about the prospect of a second straight season without Champions League football.
Jose Mourinho’s team slipped out of the Premier League after a promising start to the season and have their chances of winning the Europa League after a surrender in the second leg against Dinamo Zagreb recently v Manchester City are one of the teams touted as a potential future target for Kane and this summer could be their best opportunity to bring him to Etihad, though Spurs chairman Daniel Levy undoubtedly always does will still charge a high fee for the Englishman.
The Spurs Academy graduate has had a phenomenal season so far, scoring 19 goals and 13 assists in 29 Premier League games and an incredible rating for his performance of 7.82 scored. That makes him the top tier player to score according to this season.
The city’s attacking gaps were exposed on Saturday as they battled to break a Leeds United side that only scooped 10 in the entire second half Man had. Guardiola’s team regularly sent crosses into the penalty area, although the front three.
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So it seems clear that Guardiola needs to add a strong striker like Kane to his squad before next season to avoid losing games like the one against Marcelo Bielsa’s side and the “incredible” Spurs Man would undoubtedly score a ton of goals. Should he join Etihad, sporting director Txiki Begiristain should do everything in his power to get him signed.
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