Manchester United’s biggest problem could be solved in an instant if the club sign Harry Kane.

Scoring goals has been a problem for Manchester United this season, but a bigger issue – which goes hand in hand – has been the club’s awful away record.

Manchester United gained only one point out of a possible 24 on the road against teams in the top nine of the Premier League.

10th placed Fulham were the highest-ranked side Manchester United beat away from home.

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Harry Kane could solve away record

Manchester United are eyeing a move for Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane, The Guardian report.

And this potential switch would have significance in regards to solving Manchester United’s away goal troubles.

Opta report Harry Kane scored 16 away goals this season – equalling a Premier League record set back in 2000.

Kane clearly has the temperament and the talent to score goals away from home, and would be able to dramatically improve Manchester United’s away form.

Manchester United scored only 22 goals away from home in 19 games this season in the league, by comparison.

This is one more piece of the puzzle that makes Kane such a perfect fit for Manchester United this summer.

Manchester United’s need for a striker is just as glaring as the team’s away struggles.

Anthony Martial‘s fitness problems have proved to be an ongoing source of frustration, with the striker now ruled out of the FA Cup final.

Wout Weghorst is not expected to be retained when his loan expires, The Mail report.

A move for Kane is going to be highly difficult, despite his contract being set to expire in 2024. Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is reluctant to sell to Manchester United, The Mirror report.

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