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mega move Harry Kane's future in turmoil as report claims he has decided to leave Tottenham

Tottenham striker eyeing up a mega-money transfer this summer

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Tottenham were Champions League runners-up in 2019 as Kane missed out on another chance of silverware (Mike Egerton/PA)

Tottenham were Champions League runners-up in 2019 as Kane missed out on another chance of silverware (Mike Egerton/PA)

Tottenham were Champions League runners-up in 2019 as Kane missed out on another chance of silverware (Mike Egerton/PA)

Harry Kane has reportedly told Tottenham that he wants to leave this summer after setting his heart on a move to one of their Premier League rivals.

While Sky Sports are reporting Kane has asked to leave Tottenham, sundayworld.com understands that the striker has not handed in a transfer request or told Levy personally that he wants to leave.

Yet the club are aware that their No.10 is 'frustrated' by the lack of progress at the club, in a season that will end with Spurs failing to qualify for the Champions League for a second successive season and failing to win a trophy once again.

"Our focus is on finishing the season as strongly as possible. That's what everyone should be focused on," was the only response Spurs would offer to the claims that Kane wants to leave, with interim boss Ryan Mason set to speak about the issue on Tuesday.

Kane's advisers at CK66 have told Sky Sports that four clubs have been in discussions over a move for Kane this summer, with Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea all expressing an interest in a transfer that could be worth in excess of £100m.

While Chelsea have made their intentions clear over their interest in Kane, reports suggest the striker is reluctant to make a move to one of Tottenham's London rivals and would prefer to make the switch to one of the Manchester clubs.

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Harry Kane celebrates after scoring their sides fourth goal against Crystal Palace. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Harry Kane celebrates after scoring their sides fourth goal against Crystal Palace. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Harry Kane celebrates after scoring their sides fourth goal against Crystal Palace. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Newly-crowned champions Manchester City would also be an attractive option if they decide to firm up their interest in the forward who has scored 165 Premier League goals, but United are long-term admirers of Kane and would be an option despite Edinson Cavani signing a new contract earlier this month to remain at the club for one more season.

Sky are reporting that Kane has asked to make a move before this summer's European Championship finals, but that plan may be cut short by Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy, who is certain to drive a hard bargain if he is forced to sell his star man.

Levy is believed to be vehemently resistant to selling Kane to a domestic rival, but the player would want to leave on good terms if possible, to ensure his relationship with the club's fans is not tarnished.

The example of Teddy Sheringham leaving Tottenham to join Manchester United back in 1997 and returning to Spurs after winning a glut of trophies with the Old Trafford club may give Kane a blueprint of how he could finish his career.

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Teddy Sheringham and Paul Scholes celebrate Manchester United's FA Cup victory at Wembley in 1999

Teddy Sheringham and Paul Scholes celebrate Manchester United's FA Cup victory at Wembley in 1999

Teddy Sheringham and Paul Scholes celebrate Manchester United's FA Cup victory at Wembley in 1999

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Yet there could be a twist in this story if Kane's former Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino makes a bid to bring the Londoner to Paris Saint-Germain, with doubts over Kylian Mbappe future at the club lingering.

Kane's exit would be a hammer blow to Tottenham as they prepare to play their final home game of the season against Aston Villa, with 10,000 Spurs fans in attendance at the game faced with the prospect of saying farewell to one of the club's all-time greats.

Kane had been widely expected to confirm he wants to leave Spurs are a desperately disappointing season, as he has not hidden his desire to win trophies and he has clearly decided that will not happen at Tottenham.

"I love Spurs, I'll always love Spurs. But it's one of those things - I've always said if I don't feel we're progressing as a team or going in the right direction, then I'm not someone to just stay there for the sake of it," he said last year.

"I'm an ambitious player. I want to improve, I want to get better, I want to become one of the top, top players.

"I want to win at everything I do so when we're coming close and you don't quite get there it's hard to take and starts to build up."

Paddy Power have Manchester United as the 6/4 favourites to sign Kane ahead of 12/5 shots Manchester City, with PSG 7/1 shots ahead of 14/1 outsiders Chelsea.

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