Harry Kane will head to a contented searching floor on Saturday wanting to ignore the uncertainty over his future and maintain Tottenham on track for a top-four end.
Spurs journey to Southampton with the goal of ending a tough month on a excessive after latest FA Cup and Champions League exits consigned the membership to a fifteenth trophyless season.
Toothless shows towards Sheffield United and AC Milan have exacerbated the priority over Kane’s future together with his present phrases set to run out in the summertime of 2024.
Discussions concerning a brand new contract for the England captain, who has scored in six of his final seven visits to St Mary’s, are but to get below means and no plans are in place for that to vary throughout the forthcoming worldwide break, the PA information company understands.
With a scarcity of readability over Antonio Conte’s future or what European competitors Spurs will play in subsequent season, the present focus is on making an attempt to complete this marketing campaign strongly, however Kane stays not on the market.
“For sure, the club wants to involve Harry Kane for the rest of his career in my opinion,” Conte mentioned.
“Because when you have this type of player, a world-class striker like him, for sure you want him to stay here for the rest of his career.
“But then you know football, you know football. Sometimes it’s unpredictable but I think it’s not in my task to make a decision. This is a decision for the club and for Harry.”
Kane endured a summer season of hypothesis in 2021 – both aspect of starring within the Euros for England – however noticed a proposed transfer to Manchester City fail and has since change into Tottenham’s all-time main scorer.
With Conte anticipated to depart on the finish of the season, the ahead should determine whether or not to stay round for one more new regime or search an exit in an try and win silverware.
It was an analogous situation for Kane’s idol Teddy Sheringham, who did depart Spurs in 1997 and went on to get pleasure from a trophy-laden spell at Manchester United.
Sheringham informed the PA information company: “Tottenham need to keep him but other clubs need to buy him if they want to go on to bigger and better things.
“It is a decision Harry has to make. I am sure it will come up between now and the end of the season and he has to think what he wants to do himself.”
Kane will goal to maneuver nearer to Alan Shearer’s file Premier League purpose tally towards relegation-threatened Southampton and but this can be a fixture few anticipated to occur on Saturday.
When Spurs had been drawn away to Sheffield United within the FA Cup fifth spherical and Saints bought a house tie towards fourth-tier Grimsby, at the very least one of many Premier League sides had been backed to be in cup motion throughout this weekend.
Instead each now concentrate on simply the league and Sheringham, talking on the London Football Awards on Monday, the place Son Heung-min’s purpose of the season accolade was Tottenham’s solitary prize, feels defeat at Bramall Lane proved the catalyst for a disastrous interval in Spurs’ season.
Sheringham added: “It was always going to be a tough game to bounce back on Saturday (against Nottingham Forest) after the 10 days they’ve had.
“It started going out at Sheffield United in the FA Cup. He (Conte) put himself under pressure with the team he played and the way they played in that game, it started the disappointment.
“If he had these two weeks again, I think he would have gone all out to win that FA Cup game.”