Manchester United’s Path to Signing Harry Kane Clears as Bayern Munich Removes Key Obstacle

Harry Kane transfer twist

Manchester United could be on the brink of securing a long-awaited deal for Harry Kane, with Bayern Munich reportedly removing a significant obstacle in the striker’s potential move.

United, aiming to bolster their attacking options to support Rasmus Hojlund, are believed to have Kane high on their transfer wishlist under manager Erik ten Hag. The English striker was a top target last summer, but talks were swiftly halted due to Tottenham Hotspur’s reluctance to sell to a direct rival.

With Hojlund shouldering much of the goalscoring burden this season, United’s need for additional firepower is evident, especially with Anthony Martial set to depart on a free transfer in June. This summer, Sir Jim Ratcliffe is expected to oversee his first transfer window since taking charge of football operations at Old Trafford.

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A seasoned striker who can both compete with Hojlund and provide valuable experience could be an attractive proposition for United. Kane, who has impressed at Bayern Munich with 33 goals in 33 games, may be tempted to return to the Premier League to pursue Alan Shearer’s record.

While Bayern paid £86m for Kane, with a potential rise to £100m with add-ons, United were initially hesitant to spend such a sum on a player approaching 31 years old. However, if Kane were to become available at a similar price, it could be a stumbling block for United, particularly with Financial Fair Play restrictions tightening if they fail to secure Champions League football.

Despite the speculation, Kane seems content at Bayern for the time being, but his future in the Premier League remains a topic of interest and discussion.

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