Jamie Carragher talks about Harry Kane leaving Tottenham

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The pundit has stated that Spurs must reject interest in their key players.

Jamie Carragher has stated that Tottenham must hold onto their best players by winning silverware, writing in his Daily Mail column that the North London club could lose the likes of Harry Kane otherwise.

Spurs have started the new campaign in stubborn mood and are unbeaten since the first day of the season.

The White Hart Lane faithful hope that this will be the season that Mauricio Pochettino’s men can finish in the top four and qualify for the Champions League.

Despite the Lilywhites’ excellent start to the season, Carragher has warned that the London side must back this up with success.

The former Liverpool defender stated that Pochettino could face a battle to hold onto the likes of Harry Kane and their central defenders if the strong start is not turned into silverware or a top-four place by the end of the campaign.

“Many wonder whether Harry Kane, a striker who I hold in high regard, will be the next to go,” Carragher wrote in The Daily Mail.

“What if Tottenham fall away in the second half of the season and there is an offer they regard as being too good to refuse for him, particularly with Manchester United watching his every move?

“What happens, given the standard of central defenders in the division, if a club comes calling for Toby Alderweireld or Jan Vertonghen?

“Should Tottenham start dismantling a team just as it was being put together, their supporters could ask with good reason: what is the point anymore?”

Carragher highlighted the examples of other players that Spurs have sold, only to find their progress stunted as a result.

Pochettino will hope that the ongoing project at the club will keep the young squad together and that Tottenham can become a powerhouse of English football.

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