Rumours have been ripe that English International Harry Kane will shift loyalties this summer and move to Real Madrid but Guillem Balague begs to differ.
Real Madrid are set to offload Karim Benzema after his nine-year association with the club and the Los Blancos are already looking for a suitable replacement. A few sources have claimed that Zidane wants to sign Kane as a direct replacement to Benzema but according to Balague, the prolific goalscorer will not want to leave Tottenham Hotspur – just yet.
Balague has said in a Q&A that Harry Kane would want to stick with Spurs for atleast one more season primarily because of his emotional connection with the club and also with Mauricio Pochettino.
Balague said: “Are they going for Harry Kane this summer? There will be suggestions, there will be rumours but I do believe that they think Kane will not leave Tottenham this summer.
“At the moment they are not convinced he will move in the summer, with the emotional link to Spurs and to Mauricio Pochettino, but also while Cristiano is there Kane has not got much to do.
“In any case, Real Madrid may use Kane to distract from the focus of their real attention which is Chelsea forward Eden Hazard.”
Balague feels that Chelsea’s Eden Hazard is the real target for Florentino Perez and the Los Blancos president will be using all the attention on Harry Kane as a distraction to secretly close a deal for Hazard.