Chris Perry: Why Tottenham should not sell Harry Kane

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Manchester United are reportedly interested in Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane.

Chris Perry has written on that Tottenham Hotspur should not sell Harry Kane this summer.

Premier League giants Manchester United are interested in signing the England international striker, according to Sky Sports.

Former Tottenham defender Perry has explained on why Spurs should resist all temptations of selling Kane.

“If Spurs have any aspirations of finishing in the Top 4 in the not too distant future then it is imperative that they don't sell Harry Kane!” the 42-year-old wrote on

“Not to anyone, for any money. We've seen what happened when Gareth Bale was sold, a conveyor belt of good/average players but no outstanding individual. What message will it send to the adoring White Hart Lane faithful if they sell 'one of their own'?

“The club has 3 or 4 homegrown players in the squad now, with one or two ready to make the step up from the U-21s, and with the new stadium on the horizon it is extremely important to retain that bond between the fans and the club.”

Kane was the best outfield player for Tottenham in the recently concluded 2014-15 season and a key reason behind their fifth-placed finish in the Premier League.

The 21-year-old English youngster scored 21 goals and created 27 chances in 34 league appearances.

The youngster had a pass accuracy of 75% and a shot accuracy of 58%, and won 49 headers, 50 dribbles and 30 tackles.

Losing Kane will be a huge blow to Tottenham’s chances of a top-four finish in the Premier League next season.

The striker has established himself as an integral part of Spurs’ first team, and a like-for-like replacement will not be easy to find.

Moreover, the Tottenham fans love Kane, and selling him this summer will not go down well with them.

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