Manchester United executive Ed Woodward is set to open another round of negotiations with Tottenham supremo Daniel Levy over a possible move for striker Harry Kane, according to the Manchester Evening News.
Woodward will be feeling confident at the moment, having recently been described as the ‘Cristiano Ronaldo of football’s commercial sphere‘ after he turned the club into a £1bn brand.
And though he has been busy keeping the club’s shareholders happy in New York, he also reiterated his desire to put smiles on the faces of fans in the stands, too, since taking over the club’s transfer policy.
Woodward has been ambitious in the transfer market, having targeted the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Cesc Fabregas in the past, and he has now seemingly turned his attentions toward Kane as the club prepare for a renewed title challenge in the Premier League.
Woodward wants to show that by bringing in the England international, the club are still capable of bringing in the best home grown talent in the country. It is something United have managed before when they snapped up the likes of Rio Ferdinand and Wayne Rooney.
United will have the funds available to launch a £50m move for Kane, but he will need to convince Levy to part with him, which could prove tough after their initial enquiries were brushed off.
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