Tottenham Hotspur’s new managing director of football Fabio Paratici said on Monday keeping Harry Kane is “our goal as a club” even though the England captain has stated his desire to leave.
Kane, 27, has told Spurs he wants a move after growing frustrated at the their 13-year trophy drought and a clutch of top sides have been linked with the forward, including Manchester City, Manchester United and Chelsea.
Reports last month said Premier League champion City had made a bid of £100 million ($138 million) for the player, who won the Golden Boot as the top-scorer in the English top-flight last season.
Kane, whose three goals at Euro 2020 have helped England reach the semifinals, is not expected to make a decision on his future until after the tournament, which ends on Sunday.
“Keeping him is not just my goal, it’s our goal as a club,” Paratici told Sky Sport Italia.
“Right now, he’s one…