Spurs Boss Provides Major Update on Harry Kane as Man City Continue to Pursue Signing

Tottenham boss Nuno Espirito Santo has stated that Harry Kane's future will be discussed once the striker returns to training.

Kane became the centre of attention of English football last season when he revealed his wish to leave Tottenham. 

Manchester City were immediately named as the favourites to land the 27-year-old this summer, with there being heavy talk of a £100 million bid in the press.

However, Nuno, who replaced José  Mourinho as Tottenham manager in June, has delivered his verdict on the England captain’s figure in north London.

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"Harry is our player. Period. No need to talk about anything else,” said the Portuguese boss, as quoted by Simon Stones of BBC.

"Now is the moment for him to recover his energy and rest. Then we can speak. I am looking forward to him [Kane] joining the group.”

Kane, who led England to their first European Championship final this summer, will be hoping to return for pre-season as fit as possible.

While the former Wolves boss’ comments do not mention anything unexpected, they may be of some interest as Nuno chose not to comment directly on Kane's future and refused to rule out the possibility of a transfer. 

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With Sergio Agüero having left for Barcelona and Gabriel Jesus' ability to fill the void left by the Argentine forward in question, City want to bolster their frontline by signing a world-class forward to lead the line next term.

Kane is a proven performer in the Premier League and has been identified as the ideal man to provide the goods for the Sky Blues down the middle.

The key stumbling block will be Daniel Levy's reluctance to sell his star player, but Kane’s persistence to sign for City could play into the Etihad hierarchy’s hands as they test Spurs’ resolve to keep hold of their talisman.

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