Arsenal: Arsene Wenger on which Tottenham star he’d never consider signing

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Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger has revealed that he would never consider making a move to sign Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane.

Gunners forwards Theo Walcott and Olivier Giroud have both failed to impress consistently so far this season, while Kane has begun to find his feet for Spurs following a slow start to the season. The attacker has found the net five times in his last three matches, including a hat-trick against Bournemouth and strikes against Aston Villa and Anderlecht.

Indeed, the Mirror claim that Kane is ‘the sort of striker Arsenal have been crying out for since the departure of Robin van Persie in 2012’, and his goalscoring exploits come in contrast to the Gunners’ struggles in the Champions League, where they are in danger of elimination following a limp 5-1 defeat to Bayern Munich in midweek.

However, speaking to the Mirror, Wenger has confirmed that while he admires the Tottenham striker—the kind of powerful striker that Arsenal are potentially missing right now—he would never considering signing the England international from the Gunners’ rivals.

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“He has great qualities and he will make a great career,” the manager began. “Once a player is at Spurs you don’t even consider him any more.”

The North London rivals meet on Sunday in the second derby between the pair this year. Arsenal won the Capital One Cup meeting between the pair, but they will be wary of Spurs, who have not lost a league game since the opening day of the season.

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