Tottenham Hotspur chairman Daniel Levy has confirmed that the club have no plans to sell two of their key assets this summer, despite interest from Manchester United.
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Both Harry Kane and Hugo Lloris have been heavily linked with a move away from White Hart Lane over the coming transfer window, with the Red Devils reportedly keen on both players.
However, Levy has reassured Spurs fans by confirming that the North London outfit have no plans to offload two of their best players.
According to the Telegraph, sources close to the club chairman, Levy has once again stressed his desire to retain both Lloris and Kane, and has made his feelings known to Mauricio Pochettino.
It is little surprise that English giants United have come calling for Kane following his superb season, in which he bagged 31 competitions. The striker also made his England debut, finding the net in a friendly against Lithuania.
According to the Daily Mail, van Gaal has made the forward his ‘top transfer target’ ahead of the summer, and is planning a £45 million swoop for the international.
In contrast to their evident attacking deficiencies this season, United can call upon one of the best goalkeepers in the game in David De Gea.
However, the 24-year-old’s superb form in the Premier League has prompted interest from Real Madrid, with the ten-time European champions believed to be keen on bringing the Spanish international back to the Bernabeu [Independent].
Should De Gea depart, United may well need a replacement, unless they consider current No. 2 Victor Valdes as an adequate substitute.
The likes of Petr Cech [Metro] and Jasper Cillessen [also Metro] have been linked to Old Trafford, but neither of those two are both approaching their prime and experienced in the Premier League like Lloris. The 28-year-old has also been linked with a move to United [via Sky Sports].
The stopper—who is both France’s No. 1 and their captain—moved to White Hart Lane in 2012 following four years with Olympique Lyonnais.
While the keeper has not asked for a move away from Spurs, he has openly admitted his desire to play regularly in the Champions League [Daily Mail].