Report: Bale rejection turns Manchester United towards Kane

Gareth Bale

The former Tottenham Hotspur man hasn't done the north London side any favours, say reports.

Ex-Tottenham darling Gareth Bale has made life harder for his old club in the transfer market this summer, according to the Daily Mirror.

Indeed, the Welshman has rejected Manchester United's interest and his declaration that he will stay at Real Madrid has turned Louis van Gaal's side's attentions firmly towards Harry Kane, say the Mirror.

Manchester United have already been heavily linked with Hugo Lloris this summer but Bale's rejection will reportedly make them more focused on Tottenham striker Kane.

The Spurs hierarchy are keen to avoid a repeat of the Luka Modric saga, with the north London side looking to keep both Lloris and Kane regardless of any offers that come in for the duo.

But Bale has inadvertently made life harder for his old club as increased attention from Manchester United is likely to skew things.

Kane's loyalty towards Tottenham appears unquestionable but will chairman Daniel Levy and co be as keen on keeping the 21-year-old if the Mirror's suggested fees of £40-50 million are placed firmly on the table...?

The Spurs forward is currently on international duty with the England Under-21s.

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