Neil Warnock: Why Tottenham will never sell Harry Kane

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Former Premier League manager Neil Warnock doesn't feel Tottenham Hotspur will ever part with one of their best current attacking players.

Former Leeds United, Crystal Palace and QPR manager Neil Warnock told talkSPORT that he feels Tottenham Hotspur will never sell striker Harry Kane to Manchester United.

Sky Sports has reported that Manchester United are keen on a deal for the forward, but Warnock has suggested that Hugo Lloris is the more likely player from Spurs to make the move up to the North West.

“I don’t think they’ll ever sell him to United because Daniel (Levy) will want £70 million – I think Lloris is more likely to move,” he said.

Kane and Lloris are both vital to what Tottenham are trying to achieve, which is qualification into the Champions League.

It’s a relative gamble for United to splash a big fee on Kane because he’s only had one full season as a Tottenham player, whereas Lloris is arguably a safer investment for the Old Trafford club because of his experience.

Spurs fans won’t be at all thrilled by the prospect of losing either player, but they can be sure that Levy will act in the best interests of the club to try and get them the best possible deal from any transfer.

He should have learned that keeping the club’s best players gives Spurs a better chance of getting into the top four, but if Tottenham sold Kane to United in a £70 million transfer, it would be a brilliant bit of business for the North Londoners.

Kane, Lloris and Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino won’t be overly concerned by the speculation and will likely respond when there is anything with any basis for them to replay to.

Until then, it’s full steam ahead with the focus on pre-season for the club.

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