It has been reported by the British newspaper that the Red Devils are prepared to pay over £50 million for the services of the England international striker.
“Ed Woodward is ready to lock horns with football’s ultimate negotiator Daniel Levy in what would be an audacious move for Harry Kane,” states the report in The Manchester Evening News.
“Woodward’s negotiating prowess saw United’s brand rise by 63 percent over the past year,” adds the report. “It means they have the financial power to pay in excess of £50m for Kane. All Woodward has to do is convince Levy.”
Kane signed a new long-term contract at Tottenham in the middle of the recently concluded 2014-15 season, which means that the North London outfit will not be willing to sell him.
In the past, Spurs have sold some of their best players for big money, but they are unlikely to do that with Kane this summer.
The youngster enjoyed a breakthrough season in 2014-15 and was one of the best players for Spurs, scoring 21 goals and creating 27 chances in 34 Premier League appearances.
Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is a tough negotiator, but he will know that even getting in excess of over £50m for Kane is not going to convince the fans that selling the youngster was a good decision.
The Spurs supporters want their best players, including Kane, to remain at White Hart Lane in order for the team to challenge for a top-four finish in the Premier League next season.