Harry Kane ‘open’ to meeting Mauricio Pochettino as Man Utd circle for transfer

Mauricio Pochettino would like to sign Harry Kane if he is appointed as the next Manchester United manager and the Tottenham Hotspur striker is said to be ‘open’ to a transfer

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Harry Kane is reportedly ready to reunite with Mauricio Pochettino amid reports the Paris Saint-Germain manager will target him if he becomes Manchester United boss.

The 28-year-old worked under Pochettino at Tottenham Hotspur for over five years and the pair have developed a strong player-manager bond.

He saw Spurs reach the Champions League final in 2019 while consistently finishing in the top four places in the Premier League, feats United have strived to achieve during the post-Sir Alex Ferguson era.

The Argentine coach, who has a contract with PSG until June 2023, is currently the favorite to replace interim Red Devils manager Ralf Rangnick at the end of the season and is said to be keen to bring Kane to Old Trafford s he was named.

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The Telegraph say Kane is seen as a potential leader and the goal-scoring machine that United have lacked since Robin van Persie hit 26 goals in Ferguson’s final season.

And sources close to the England captain say he would like to work with Pochettino again, although a Tottenham departure would – unsurprisingly – be extremely complicated.

Kane was set to join Manchester City last summer, reportedly agreed to personal terms and only Spurs chairman Daniel Levy’s £160million asking price scuttled the deal.

Rangnick even made it clear that the Red Devils “obviously” need to sign a striker in the next summer transfer window, with Edinson Cavani and Cristiano Ronaldo 35 and 37, respectively.

“Edison’s contract expires this summer and the club need the best possible centre-forward,” Rangnick admitted ahead of Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Southampton. “It’s a no-brainer. I think everyone is aware of that.”

Kane, meanwhile, committed his future to Tottenham in August and current boss Antonio Conte has said he is central to Spurs’ long-term future, having already been linked with United before arrival. of Ronaldo.

“I experienced the situation this summer and when Harry decided to stay at Tottenham, I found a player totally committed to this project… if you want to think about building something to win, Harry must be a point starting point,” Conte said. announced in January.







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“I understand Harry’s situation. When you finish your career you can see your appearances and the teams you made them for but, at the same time, it’s just seeing what you’ve won. It’s important , especially for the top, the top players.

“I think when Tottenham brought me here they wanted to send a signal outside, and maybe also to our players… We have to try to create a situation where we are all involved and try to create a situation in which we can be competitive to try to win.”

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