Tottenham head coach Nuno Espirito Santo is planning a “socially estranged” discussion with Harry Kane on Monday as uncertainty surrounds the future of the England captain heading into the new Premier League season.
Kane returned to Hotspur Way on Saturday and is in quarantine at the club’s training ground hotel, The Lodge, until Thursday.
The forward denied having refused to attend training last week, insisting his return on Saturday was “planned.”
Amid interest in the Manchester City transfer, Nuno hopes to have talks with Kane on Monday, just six days before Spurs kick off their Premier League campaign against City, live. Sky sports.
“Harry is with us. He has to be quarantined at Spurs Lodge,” Nuno said after the Spurs’ friendly win over Arsenal.
“He’s training, he’s already had his first day with the sports scientists. He’s with us, okay.
“We hope to integrate Harry when he follows all the protocols that we have to apply. We have to be very strict with the quarantine process and not take risks because everyone has found out that the pandemic is still there, so we have to be very careful.” .
“I’ll speak to Harry as soon as possible. He’s already at Spurs Lodge, we have a training session tomorrow. [on Monday]Hopefully I can talk to socially estranged Harry. “
City signed Jack Grealish for a British record £ 100 million last week, and they remain interested that Kane made an opening offer for the same amount in late June, which was rejected.
On Friday, City manager Pep Guardiola said it is up to Tottenham, which does not want to sell its star player, to negotiate with them about Kane.
“He (Kane) is a Tottenham Hotspur player and if Tottenham don’t want to negotiate, it’s over,” Guardiola said.
“I think that Man City and many clubs in the world want to try to sign him, we are not an exception, but it depends on Tottenham.
“He’s different from Jack. He had the release [clause] and Jack is different. Harry is exceptional and we are interested in him, but if Tottenham do not want to negotiate, there is nothing more to say. “
Kane, valued at over £ 120 million, reiterated his desire to leave earlier this summer in search of important trophies and believes he has a gentlemen’s agreement with President Daniel Levy to drop the Spurs in this transfer window. .
In May, Levy said he will act in the club’s best interest regarding Kane’s future and hinted that a deal could be difficult for the forward who has three years left on his current contract.
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