Tottenham assume Harry Kane will STAY, says Redknapp as he recollects how Levy blocked Modric’s Chelsea switch
TOTTENHAM consider Harry Kane will STAY, based on their ex-manager Harry Redknapp.
‘Arry reckons Spurs chairman Daniel Levy will stand agency on his £160million valuation – which even his foremost suitors Manchester Metropolis have baulked at paying.
Spurs are assured they’ll fend off bids for harry Kane, says Harry RedknappCredit: Tom Jenkins/ The Guardian
Harry Redknapp, Spurs boss from 2008-2012, revealed chairman Daniel Levy additionally stood agency when star man Luka Modric wished to leaveCredit: Getty
Tottenham boss Nuno Espirito Santo has already confirmed he’s ready to start out Kane at dwelling to the champions of their Premier League opener on Sunday.
And Redknapp thinks Levy will proceed to face agency – revealing the membership supremo did the identical when star midfielder Luka Modric hoped to affix Chelsea a decade in the past.
Former West Ham chief Redknapp instructed the BetVictor Podcast: “I spoke to someone at Tottenham who instructed me that they assume Harry Kane will keep – which I used to be fairly stunned about.
“They only assume Daniel won’t budge from the worth he’s placed on him and he’s not going to say ‘nicely, Harry’s been a great servant and he actually needs to go so we’ll take this for him or no matter’.
“If he doesn’t get the cash then I don’t assume he’s going to budge. Until he will get that cash then he’s going to be there subsequent season that’s what I used to be instructed”.
England skipper Kane, 28, nonetheless has three years left on his £200,000-a-week contract.
And Redknapp recalled a significant switch saga from his personal time as Spurs boss – over Croatia celebrity Modric – to present how cussed Levy may be.
He stated: “I bear in mind Luka Modric coming to see me and he got here into my workplace and he stated ‘gaffer look they [Chelsea] have supplied to double my wages’.
“Look, he wasn’t on huge cash at Tottenham and Daniel had tied him on a contract three or 4 years earlier that meant he wasn’t even one of many prime paid gamers [at the club].
“So I stated ‘look Luka, I’d like to hold you right here however I do perceive your scenario’, however Daniel simply wouldn’t budge.
“He stated until we get this amount of cash, and it was much more than they [Chelsea] had been providing, he wouldn’t promote him.
He stayed on the time and the next 12 months they bought him to Actual Madrid so he had a terrific transfer anyway, however he [Levy] gained’t budge.”
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Redknapp added: “It’s very laborious once you’re a participant and you’ve got an opportunity to get a terrific transfer like that and it’s tough for a supervisor however you’re probably not that concerned in it because it’s achieved by the chairman.
You’ll simply be making an attempt to maintain the gamers as completely satisfied as you’ll be able to but it surely ain’t going to be straightforward is it.
“There’ll be fireworks for positive if he’s received an opportunity to go and he’s made up his thoughts that he needs to go.”.
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