Manchester United's Wayne Rooney: It would be great to have Tottenham ace Harry Kane in my team

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The Manchester United captain reveals he would love to play alongside Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane on a regular basis.

The links between United and Kane have steadily grown over the last few months and there is a growing belief that the Red Devils will attempt to test the waters with a sizeable bid - as per Sky Sports.

Daniel Levy is known for his tough negotiating and would be loath to sell to a Premier League rival for anything other than a ludicrous offer.

He has demonstrated resolve in the past, refusing to sell Luka Modric to Chelsea and keeping him another year until Real Madrid came calling. It also took a world record fee for Los Blancos to prise Gareth Bale away two years ago, so the prospects of Kane leaving this summer are slim indeed.

United appear undeterred, however, and their talismanic captain, Wayne Rooney, has made his feelings on the Spurs striker abundantly clear.

As reported by the Manchester Evening News, Rooney named Kane when asked to pick a dream team at a Nike promotional event.

“He’s burst onto the scene this season,” he said. “He’s done fantastic.

“He's a young, English player so it would be exciting to have him in my team.”

Whether the two strikers' on-field relationship ever extends beyond the England national team remains to be seen, but if Rooney had his way, it appears it certainly would.

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