If there may be one factor that Manchester United supervisor Erik ten Hag has recognized that must be remedied instantly forward of his second season it’s the addition of an elite goalscorer.
Regardless of a 3rd place end within the Premier League, United have been the bottom scorers amongst groups to have certified for Europe whereas the forwards reduce a forlorn determine within the FA Cup remaining defeat.
Marcus Rashford, who claimed two of the membership’s largest private accolades, turned the primary participant since Robin van Persie to attain greater than 30 in a marketing campaign however he nonetheless struggles when taking part in because the lone No 9.
United want a top-class striker
Anthony Martial has as soon as once more suffered a long-term damage and a better have a look at his damage file exhibits that the membership can not put their religion within the Frenchman any longer.
Mortgage signing Wout Weghorst is unlikely to be saved on and Ten Hag has recognized Tottenham Hotspur’s file goalscorer Harry Kane as the right striker to return in and alter the fortunes of his facet.
The Englishman has been on hearth this season and regardless of lacking out on the Golden Boot, managed to bag 32 objectives and 5 assists in 49 video games throughout all competitions.
The final time the England captain scored lower than 20 objectives in a marketing campaign was ten seasons in the past and his outstanding consistency is a testomony to the onerous work he has put in behind his sport and health.
United are conscious that Daniel Levy is a tricky negotiator however the supervisor needed the membership to indicate ambition and attempt to pressure Spurs to half with their talisman.
Nevertheless, 90min have now reported that no matter occurs, Levy won’t promote Kane to a direct rival and there are even murmurs that the striker might but signal a brand new deal.
“Tottenham Hotspur have informed Harry Kane they won’t promote him this summer season, 90min understands. Kane’s contract expires on the finish of the 2023/24 season and the 2 events aren’t any nearer to agreeing phrases over a recent deal.
Kane won’t be offered for any worth
“Sources have now confirmed to 90min Tottenham communicated to Kane that he won’t be offered for any worth after that they had knowledgeable him Ange Postecoglou could be taking the top coach job.”
Actual Madrid have been talked about as suitors and are keen to spend large however even that may not deter Levy from holding on to his star striker.
Kane, for his half, is determined to interrupt Alan Shearer’s Premier League purpose file and win a trophy within the course of however whereas the primary a part of his mission appears to be achievable, Spurs are in no temper to grant him a launch.
Ideally, United ought to attempt to attain a deal quick and if it doesn’t pan out, swiftly transfer on to different targets. They don’t have time to waste particularly contemplating the uncertainty behind the scenes almost about the membership’s takeover course of.