Burnley manager Sean Dyche admits the Clarets tried to sign Tottenham striker Harry Kane on loan at the start of the season, before the England international took the Premier League by storm, reports Sky Sports.
Kane, 21, has enjoyed a brilliant standout campaign for the Londoners, scoring 19 goals in the Premier League to be the current top scorer in the division. His rise to prominence has surprised the majority of people, given he was exclusively getting game time in the Europa League this season, but his form made it impossible for manager Mauricio Pochettino to leave him out in the league.
His faith in Kane was quickly rewarded, and now he’s shot to the top of the scoring tally as a result of his incredible form. But Burnley manager Sean Dyche has admitted he was in the market for the young striker at the start of the season before he was breaking into the first-team on a regular basis.
Burnley were one of many clubs looking to sign the England international on loan, but failed in their pursuit, and now Kane has become one of Tottenham’s best players.
“He’s a player most people would have looked at when he wasn’t in the side at Tottenham. He’s had his ups and downs on loan but that can be a massive part of a young player’s development. We tried to bring him here,” said Dyche.
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