Paul Wilson of The Guardian is confident ENIC will ultimately fail Harry Kane.
‘Even if Kane has expressed a preference for staying where he is, and even if Spurs are willing to double his money, that is not the way football generally works.
It will be a surprise if Kane is still at the same club in a year’s time, and in fact people are betting against it already.
No one expects a move mid-season, though the first window of opportunity is about to open, the target is clear and anyone truly ambitious ought to be ready. To dare is to do, as Spurs may have heard. The gun can be jumped.’
Nobody will be surprised to read that I don’t think Wilson is a million miles away from predicting the future.
The weight of evidence against Levy & Co. is more crushing than Godzilla jaywalking in Japan.
Spurs have sold every ‘superstar’ that’s ever been on their books.
Spurs don’t pay the going rate and Spurs don’t win stuff.
If Harry Kane genuinely believes (and it is possible although highly improbable) that he can defeat all those odds and he’ll stay at Spurs until the death, then fair play to him.
It would be an extraordinarily refreshing change. A feat that would in fact buck a trend that predates not just the Premier League era but the sport in it’s entirety.
It has come to the attention of this blog from various sources that Levy is rather smug that Kane has not so much ‘bought onto the brand’ but allowed it to devour him whole.
So not only does he not have to pay the boy market rate, he can use the boy as a human wage cap.
Who in the Spurs team could possibly look Daniel in the eye and say ‘I need more cash than Harry gets’?
Walker’s gone. Rose is jockeying to be next out the door.
Elephants can gestate in the time it takes Toby Alderwiereld not to sign a new contract.
Oh yeah, the training facilities, a retractable pitch and a f*cking Cheese Room. Sorry, whatever was I thinking. He’ll die in a Spurs shirt.