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Tottenham have been told of three reasons why it was a “risk” not to sell Harry Kane when his value was at its peak.
Spurs talisman wanted out of his youth club for much of the summer. Man City emerged as the strongest competitor to land sleigh, but an agreement with Tottenham President Daniel Levy could not fight.
With the window twisted down, Kane put all the last notions of a late move in bed last week. The 28-year-old took to social media to confirm he would stay in north London for at least this summer.
The news was warmly received by Nuno Espirito Santo, although Pep Guardiola could not contain his frustration as he waited “Great Master Daniel Levy”.
Kane returned to the Spurs starting eleven last week when he chopped a tooth against Pacos de Ferreira in the UEFA Conference League.
And with Spurs sitting at the top of the Premier League table, everything is back to Tottenham.
Ex-Spurs goalkeeper Paul Robinosn, however, believes it was a “risk” not to sell Kane this summer.
Speaking to online outlet Football Insider, Highlighted Robinson Kane’s increasing age, recent injury history and looming value loss, why a move this year would have been to improve both the player and the club.
“His value will fall,” Robinson told Football Insider. “I’m not sure if it would be as much as £ 50m, but there will be a lot to consider.
“He is 29 next year. How will his ankles be this season? We know how they are.
“Does he get injured? Both parties are taking a huge risk now. There will be more injury potential as he gets older.
“If it were to be possible, it would have to happen this summer. If he still wants to leave, it’s a huge risk there. ”
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Meanwhile, Barcelona star Ilaix Moriba has turned down a move to Tottenham following meetings with Spurs bosses on Saturday, according to a report.
Reports claim Barcelona are back Emerson Royal is on Nuno Espirito Santos’ radar. Although midfielder Moriba is a more long-term goal from the La Liga club.
RB Leipzig have shown their biggest competitors for the Guinea-born 18-year-old. Recent reports have it that Leipzig is looking for Moriba agrees to sell Marcel Sabitzer to Bayern Munich. Now, Spanish newspaper Sport claims that Moriba would rather move to his German suitors than to Tottenham.
His agent puts Spurs bosses on Saturday, but had two key concerns. The first came over his playing time. The representative feels worried about how many minutes his client would get during Nuno.
In addition, the lack of Champions League football at Tottenham is a concern for Moirba.
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