Harry Kane might want out of Tottenham however new manager Nuno Espirito Santo despatched a daring message Friday: “Harry is our player.”
The England captain has indicated he needs a change of surroundings after Tottenham’s seventh-place end within the Premier League left it out of the Champions League, however Nuno mentioned he expects the striker to return.
“Look, Harry is our player, period. No need to talk about anything else,” Nuno mentioned in his first information convention as Tottenham manager. “Now is the moment for Harry to recover his energy, to rest. When Harry comes again, we have time to speak.”
Kane, who is beneath contract with Tottenham till 2024, is on a break after serving to England attain the ultimate of the European Championship.
“Now is the moment for Harry to rest, to prepare for what’s coming,” Nuno mentioned. “I’m looking forward for him to join the group and start working together.”
Tottenham’s end in May means its solely European involvement subsequent season will probably be within the much less profitable and new third-tier Europa Conference League.
Nuno left Wolverhampton on the finish of final season, signing a two-year contract at Tottenham after the north London workforce’s chaotic seek for a successor to Jose Mourinho.
“I’m excited to work with all the players. Of course Harry is a top player, one of the best in the world. What is best (is) to work with the best players around _ and Harry is one of those,” Nuno mentioned.
Kane is a three-time Golden Boot winner, together with final season. Along along with his 23 league targets, Kane led the league with 14 assists.
His 166 Premier League targets rank Kane seventh all-time, 9 targets behind Arsenal nice Thierry Henry.
Tottenham hosts Premier League champion Manchester City _ one of many golf equipment that might afford Kane _ for its season opener scheduled Aug. 15.
Nuno mentioned he has “no doubts” about Kane.
“What I wish is for Harry to recover well, to have a good rest. When he arrives, he will feel that every one of us has to commit themselves to become better. We are very ambitious. We are ambitious people. We want to do it well and we count on Harry on that.”