Pochettino hints Harry Kane wants to be a Tottenham player for life

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Mauricio Pochettino says it's unlikely that Spurs would sell striker Harry Kane.

Mauricio Pochettino has told Catalan radio station RAC1 that young striker Harry Kane wants to spend his entire career playing for Tottenham.

Kane has been the star of Tottenham's season, hitting 20 goals in all competitions and establishing himself as one of the deadliest strikers in the Premier League.

The 21-year-old has been a goalscoring sensation, and whilst there have been tentative links to Real Madrid - where he would join other ex-Spurs stars Luka Modric and Gareth Bale - Spurs managed to extend Kane's contract until 2020 earlier this week.

Keeping hold of their young players is key for Tottenham, especially under Pochettino, and the Argentine told Catalan radio station RAC1 that Kane only wants to play for Spurs.

"He has just signed a new deal and there are no buy-out clauses in England so whatever any club offers they will have to negotiate with the club. The player was born here and came through here and he wants to spend his career playing for this club," said Pochettino.

Kane has been on the books at White Hart Lane for some time now, and whilst he's had loan spells with Leyton Orient, Millwall, Norwich City and Leicester City, he's always been considered as one for the future in North London.

Now, Spurs can count on Kane for the coming years - but the notion of a one-club player in the modern era is an unlikely one, even if Tottenham fans may well hope that he stays until retirement.

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