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Ange Postecoglou wants Harry Kane future sorted quickly

Ange Postecoglou wants Harry Kane future sorted quickly

Tottenham Hotspur manager Ange Postecoglou has urged the club to sort out the Harry Kane transfer saga quickly amid concrete interest from Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich.

The England captain has made the headlines more often than Postecoglou would like, and the Australian tactician has admitted he doesn’t want the uncertainty over Kane’s future to drag on.

Bayern have had two bids rejected by Tottenham, who are determined to keep their headline performer but that has done little to deter the German heavyweights from their pursuit.

Tottenham begin their Premier League campaign with a London derby against Brentford on August 13, and Postecoglou wants Kane’s future sorted before the curtain raiser.

“I think, for everyone concerned, we don’t want to be doing it for too long,” the Tottenham manager said (via The Athletic).

“I don’t think that is good for anyone. I don’t think it is good for Harry, I don’t think it is good for the club, because as laser-focused as we want to be, you end up sort of repeating yourself along the way.

“But the flip side of that is I don’t want to put a deadline on it because that adds even more pressure. You want these things to happen for the right reasons. 

“The reality of it is he’s still a contracted player at our football club, so that’s the way I see him. It’s not like his contract is ending (when the season starts), and he’s got to make a decision. 

“He’s got another year. So from that part, I am not relaxed, but I am not putting pressure on him or anyone else at the football club. But, I don’t think deep down any of us want it to go on for too long.”

Bayern are confident that Kane wants to join them, and the transfer could still happen this summer.

Tottenham have made a desperate attempt to keep the 29-year-old talismanic striker by offering him an eye-watering new contract and a post-playing career job at the club.

However, Kane is expected to reject Tottenham’s extension proposal, which could force the club to soften their stance on his future and negotiate a transfer fee with Bayern.

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