‘Too many ifs’ – Arteta requested if Arsenal will purchase Kane

Mikel Arteta has backed Harry Kane to make “the best decision for himself” after being requested if Arsenal can be in for the Tottenham striker.

Sky Sports activities yesterday he confirmed that Kane has advised Spurs he desires to leave in the summertime with the England international eager to stay within the Premier League.

One other report in The Athletics believes Tottenham will nonetheless do all they’ll to maintain Kane in north London regardless of the attacker believing ‘he has a gentleman’s agreement with [Daniel] ‘Levy’ from last summer time.


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Manchester United have been linked to a part-swap deal for 2 of their players in an effort to land Kane, whereas Manchester City and Chelsea are strongly linked, although any switch to a different London side appears unlikely.

However that did not cease one journalist from asking Arteta if Spurs’ Arsenal superstars shall be making an attempt to purchase Kane this summer time, and the Spaniard replied: “I do not know if Harry Kane is leaving Spurs. I believe it is nonetheless there. I do not know [if he’s available], there are too many ifs. If he desires to leave, he’ll try to make the best decision for himself, I am certain.

“I suffered it each methods; each as a player and as a manager. I believe English football must be so happy with having somebody along with his aptitude, high quality and consistency. I believe what he has been in a position to do over the years at that place on this league is wonderful. ”

In the meantime, Darren Bent has warned Kane concerning the issue of leaving Tottenham after leaving for Sunderland in 2009.

Bent say talkSPORT: “It is hard (leaving). It was hard for me and I used to be nowhere close to the level that Harry Kane is to Spurs.

“I’ve advised the story earlier than about being on the aircraft, having to get off the aircraft, having to attend till Spurs arrived back from Hong Kong earlier than the deal with Sunderland was made.

“It was so tough. I by no means discovered out what the missing piece was, which is why it took so lengthy.

“You are speaking a couple of man who, if he stays there, is rarely going to be a document goal player. He is without doubt one of the greatest goal players we’ve got ever produced.

“I’ve seen Dimitar Berbatov struggling to get out. I’ve seen Robbie Keane wrestle to get out. I’ve seen Luka Modric wrestle. I’ve seen Gareth Bale, who was one of many best within the country on the time, having to go for a world document charge to come out of Spurs.

“When you assume Kane will have the ability to leave for £ 100million to £ 120million – no chance.

“Levy is a kind of house owners, in the event that they say £ 140million, it does not let it go for lower than £ 140million.”

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