Rumoured Manchester United target and England striker, Harry Kane, has told Gary Neville that he feels he is worth £100 million.

United have been linked with Harry Kane for a number of seasons but with another disappointing season for Tottenham Hotspur and Kane not getting any younger, the rumours have gone into overdrive.

Talking to Gary Neville on The Overlap, the Spurs forward pondered that the owner, Daniel Levy, might put a £100 million price tag on his head for anyone attempting to lure him from the club.

Kane said: “I don’t know, I mean he [Daniel Levy] might want to sell me. He might be thinking ‘If I could get £100m for you, then why not?’… do you know what I mean? I’m not going to be worth that for the next two or three years.”

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Gary Neville jokingly added that it would be more likely to be a figure closer to £200 million.

At the age of 27, and despite clearly being one of the best strikers in the world, Harry Kane is yet to win any major honours.

Tottenham have failed to qualify for next season’s Champions League for a second successive year and may not even make the cut for the Europa League, it is believed this could drive Kane’s decision to finally leave the North Lodnon club.

Kane told Neville: “I want to play the Champions League… I’m not desperate to do anything. I want to be playing in the biggest games. I’ve said before, I’d never say that I’d stay at Spurs for the rest of my career. I’d never say that I would leave Spurs.”

“I still feel like I’ve got another career to play, I’ve got seven, eight, years [more] of what I’ve had so far in the Premier League. I can be even better than what I have been.”

What we learned from Kane’s interview

Gary Neville joked that Harry Kane’s transfer fee this season would more likely start with a two than a one, but something in between the two is probably closer to the truth. The Telegraph suggest a figure inbetween, citing £150 million.

 

The fact that Kane is talking about figures in this way shows that he is closer to leaving Spurs than he ever has been.

He has obviously thought a lot about his value and place in the global transfer market.

He is also backing himself to play for another seven or eight years and thinks he can still reach the levels of Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo in that time.

The more cynical football fan might see this as more of a sales pitch, than an interview.

There is no doubting the talent of Kane and it is extremely likely that wherever he goes he will expect the team to be built around him, which United could feasibly offer.

But with Cavani extending his contract and clear defensive problems in the side, is Harry Kane a sensible option, especially within a price range of £100-200 million?

It is the kind of marquee signing that United fans have been crying out for over the years, and the Glazers might just do it, in a panic buy to quell resentment from the fans.

But timing, a hefty transfer fee and the desire to buy young talent might see United pass on the Harry Kane option, at least for this summer.

You can watch the interview here…

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