Tottenham Hotspur have told suitors they want £100 million in one up front payment to consider selling Harry Kane this summer, reports the Times.
Manchester United remain interested in the England international striker.
However, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich are also keeping tabs on Kane.
Spurs are not keen on selling their star striker to a domestic rival, having rejected Manchester City’s bid in 2021.
They are hoping their asking price and preferred choice of payment will deter Man United.
Clubs usually pay transfer fees in instalments to preserve their budget.
However, Tottenham are ready to frustrate the Red Devils’ effort just to keep their man.
Kane will enter the final year of his contract at the end of this season.
It normally indicates a last chance for a club to cash in on a player.
It appears Spurs are ready to take a risk on the 29-year-old, which could see them lose him for free in 2024.
The north London club believe he is still open to extending his contract.
They will continue their attempts to convince him even if he fails to agree to a deal in the summer.
Despite being linked with Madrid and Munich, it is widely believed that Kane would prefer to remain in England if he were to leave Tottenham.
He is 57 goals away from breaking Alan Shearer’s record of 260 Premier League strikes.
It is one of the reasons Tottenham believe he will eventually sign a new deal.
The club are expected to part company with manager Antonio Conte at the end of the season.
They could even sack him during the international break after his rant following Saturday’s 3-3 draw with Southampton.
They have been linked with an interest in their former manager Mauricio Pochettino.
Whoever succeeds Conte could have a significant say on Kane’s decision.
He wants to end his trophy drought and will need assurances that he can do so playing for Spurs.
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