Speaking exclusively to Football FanCast, former manager and current director of football Barry Fry believes this summer could be the final chance Harry Kane has to leave Tottenham.
Fortunately for the north London club, the striker’s contract runs until 2024, so they are under no immediate pressure to sell their star player, and Fry thinks he would like to stay at White Hart Lane for the rest of his career.
The Peterborough director of football, however, believes an exit is still a possibility, highlighting this summer’s transfer window as his best shot of securing a move. He told FFC:
“I think Harry’s about 27 now, so it’s a vital stage in his career, whether he is going to sign a contract that will keep him at Tottenham for life, which I think he’d really want to do. But I think this summer is probably the last [chance] he’d probably get to [move to] a big club.”
Discussing Kane’s future further, Fry added: “I think if they do win a trophy this year, then that will help enormously for him to sign a long–term contract at Tottenham.”
Now 27, it is not hard to see why Kane would contemplate leaving Tottenham before the start of next season. Spurs have not put in a serious challenge for the Premier League title since 2017 and have gone from competing in the Champions League final to getting knocked out of the Europa League.
That being said, getting the England captain out of White Hart Lane will surely be no easy feat, while chasing down Jimmy Greaves’ record may also be at the back of his mind.