Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has insisted that Harry Kane is not for sale at any price.
The 22-year-old striker, a product of the Spurs academy, is Tottenham’s talisman and scored twice against Norwich City on Boxing Day to take his Premier League tally to 11 for the season.
He is the leading top-flight scorer throughout 2015, having netted 27 times to break Teddy Sheringham’s Spurs record for league goals in a calendar year, and he may add to that total at Watford today.
Kane, who is already vice-captain at White Hart Lane, has also enjoyed a prolific start to his England career during a breakthrough 18 months, bagging 80 seconds into his debut and twice more since.
His monumental rise has seen him linked with £50m moves to Manchester United and Bayern Munich, according to The Sun, but Pochettino has said that it is “impossible” for anybody to buy Kane.
“There is no price. No-one can buy him,” BBC Sport quotes the Argentine as saying. “He is not for sale. There is not a value because it is impossible to put a price.”
Tottenham have made a habit of selling their best players in recent years, with Luka Modric and Gareth Bale leaving for Real Madrid and Michael Carrick and Dimitar Berbatov to the Red Devils.
But Pochettino is starting to build a team capable of winning the Premier League title, with Kane the centrepiece, and Spurs would be foolish to cash-in again. Their fans might never forgive them.
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