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Harry Kane hands in transfer request to Tottenham Hotspur: Reports

The 27-year old has scored 22 goals and provided 13 assists in the Premier League this season so far and is on top of the top scorer's list.

Harry Kane in a file photo; Credit: Twitter/@HKane
By Sreejith C R | May 18, 2021 | 2 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

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Harry Kane has handed over a transfer request to Tottenham Hotspur after another trophy-less season. The 27-year old has scored 22 goals and provided 13 assists in the Premier League this season so far and is on top of the top scorer’s list. The Englishman came through the Tottenham ranks and has netted 220 times for Spurs only behind Jimmy Greaves. Kane, who is regarded as one of the best strikers of the present generation hasn’t won a major trophy yet.

Tottenham lost to Manchester City in the League Cup final last month. They are placed sixth in the Premier League with 59 points from 36 games. Thus, they are all but out of the reckoning for a Champions League spot with two games remaining.

The highest point of Kane’s Tottenham career came in 2019 when they reached the Champions League final under Mauricio Pochettino. However, they eventually lost the final 2-0 to Liverpool.

The Englishman captained the Three Lions to a fourth place finish in the 2018 FIFA World Cup held in Russia. He scored 6 goals in the World Cup finals and won the Golden Boot award.

He will be crucial to England’s chances in the postponed EURO 2020 starting on June 11. England are looking to end their long title drought of 55 years.

Who can afford Harry Kane?

Kane is sixth in the list of all time top scorers for England, he has score 34 goals in 53 appearances for the three lions.

A host of top European clubs, including Manchester City, Manchester United, Real Madrid, Barcelona have been linked to the striker in the past.

It will be interesting to see where he will be heading as there aren’t too many clubs out there who can afford the prolific striker.

The financial constraints caused by the COVID-19 induced pandemic might make the transfer bit more complicated.



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