Harry Kane ‘turned down a new Tottenham contract earlier this month and does NOT want to sign a new deal’ after his dream transfer to champions Manchester City failed to materialize
- Harry Kane would have turned down a new Tottenham contract this month
- The striker failed to realize a dream transfer to Manchester City this summer
- The deal was offered when Kane returned on August 7 for pre-season preparation
- The offer was limited in time and Kane has little point in signing an extension
Harry Kane has reportedly turned down a new contract with Tottenham, which would have seen him receive a significant pay rise when he returned for pre-season earlier this month.
Kane wanted to leave north London to join Manchester City this summer, but the Spurs rejected their offer and the striker confirmed on Wednesday that he would remain at the club.
There were reports that Kane was in talks about a new contract but wanted the club to make him the Premier League’s biggest earner with a salary of £400,000 a week.
Harry Kane would have turned down a new Tottenham contract earlier this month
But the athletic one claims the attacker turned down a great new deal after speaking with Daniel Levy and Fabio Paratici when he returned from his summer break on Aug. 7 and it is said there is little enthusiasm from Kane’s camp to sign an extension .
The new contract would have brought the England captain a significant pay rise, but the offer was reportedly time-limited and was no longer on the table.
Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne is the flight’s biggest earner with a salary of £385,000 a week, while Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea is second on a wage of £375,000 a week.
Kane sat down with Chairman Daniel Levy (right) as he returned for pre-season preparation
TOP EARNED STARS FROM PREMIER LEAGUE
1 – Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City) – £385,000 p/w
2 – David De Gea (Manchester United) – £375,000 p/w
3 = Paul Pogba (Manchester United) – £300,000 p/w
3 = Raheem Sterling (Manchester City) – £300,000 p/w
3 = Harry Kane (Tottenham) – £300,000 p/w
6 – Timo Werner (Chelsea) – £270,000 p/w
7 – Anthony Martial (Manchester United) – £250,000 p/w
7 = Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool) – £250,000 p/w
9 – Willian (Arsenal) – £220,000 p/w
10 = Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) – £200,000 p/w
Kane is said to have received a pay rise when the Spurs refused to sell him last summer. The striker’s current deal is said to be worth £300,000 a week.
Kane has two years left on his current contract and has not committed to staying with Spurs beyond the end of this season.
The striker tweeted on Wednesday: “It was incredible to see the reception from Spurs fans on Sunday and to read some of the messages of support I’ve had over the past few weeks.
“I will stay with Tottenham this summer and will focus 100% on helping the team achieve success.”
The 28-year-old returned to action in Spurs’ 1-0 win over Wolves before scoring twice in Thursday’s UEFA Conference League clash with Pacos de Ferreira, his first goals since the transfer saga ended.
Nuno Espirito Santo insisted Kane is 100 per cent committed to Tottenham and said he had nothing to prove.
“I’ve seen Harry every day since he joined us. He doesn’t have to prove himself to anyone. He is committed. You can see. All situations that arise are a thing of the past, let’s look and move forward,” Nuno said after the game.
“I see him at training. I saw him today at the end of the game… he’s another one who will help us.’
The striker received a standing ovation from Tottenham fans and, as revealed by Sports post Last week, sources close to Kane insisted he will continue to give his all to Spurs, despite feeling the club have not lived up to its ambitions.
Kane scored twice against Pacos de Ferreira on Thursday when he received a standing ovation
According to Kane’s side, it had been agreed that he would be allowed to leave if Spurs failed to win a trophy or qualify for the Champions League last season.
Manchester City are now linked with signing Cristiano Ronaldo, while his agent Jorge Mendes is in talks with the club over a transfer.
City were offered Ronaldo last week, but a transfer only became possible after their pursuit of Harry Kane collapsed.
They have not committed to a transfer for Ronaldo, who turns 37 in February, and it is clear there is no agreement yet with Juventus or the player.
HOW THE KANE DISCOVERED SAGA
Harry Kane reiterates to chairman Daniel Levy that he wants to leave Spurs in the summer after failing to make the top four or winning a trophy.
The 28-year-old appears to be saying goodbye to Spurs fans after their last home game of the season, a 2-1 loss to Aston Villa.
Kane’s interview with Gary Neville, recorded a few days earlier, is being streamed on YouTube. He tells Neville that he needed “a good, honest conversation with the chairman” about his future.
After a poor start to Euro 2020, England captain Kane denies being distracted by reports that Manchester City, his favorite destination, have made a £100m bid to sign him.
Kane is said to have told guests at his brother’s wedding that he would be joining Pep Guardiola.
He fails to report for the preparation for the season with the Spurs.
Kane said on Twitter that he would “never” refuse to return to training and that his absence was “as planned”. City boss Guardiola tells reporters he wants to sign the striker. Levy values his star at 150 million pounds.
Kane returns to Tottenham but must be quarantined from his teammates after his summer break in the Bahamas.
Spurs boss Nuno Espirito Santo insists Kane is still in the running for the first game of the season against his supporters City.
Kane returns to his own training and has conversations with Nuno for the first time.
The Spurs defeated City in the opening game of the season with Kane not in the roster. After the game, Nuno says he expects to stay with the club.
Kane trains with his Tottenham team-mates for the first time, but accuses Levy of breaking promises by not letting him leave.
Kane makes his first appearance of the season for Spurs, filling in for their 1-0 Premier League win over Wolves.
Tottenham believe they will win the battle to keep Kane as Manchester City’s opening bid for the striker was worth just a guaranteed £75million.
Manchester City are ready to give Kane one last push with the Premier League champions undeterred by Spurs’ determined stance.
Kane confirms he will remain at Tottenham by tweeting that he is “100 per cent focused on helping the team achieve success”.