Harry Kane has revealed there have been “talks between a number of golf equipment” when requested about summer season curiosity from Manchester United however mentioned he’s “glad” he selected Bayern Munich.
Kane left Tottenham in a £100 million ($124m) transfer and can come up towards United within the Champions League on the Allianz Area on Wednesday.
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United by no means obtained so far as bidding for the England captain — regardless of curiosity from supervisor Erik ten Hag — and as a substitute signed Denmark striker Rasmus Højlund however Kane has confirmed there was different curiosity alongside that of the German champions.
“Clearly over the summer season I do know there have been some talks between a number of golf equipment within the background, however Bayern was a staff I used to be actually inquisitive about and actually excited by so there weren’t many different discussions,” Kane instructed a information convention in Munich on Tuesday.
“As soon as they got here in, it was between them and Tottenham to speak and the deal obtained performed. My focus is on right here, clearly Manchester United are an awesome membership, a very massive membership as effectively however I made a decision to come back right here and I am actually glad I’ve.”
Kane may come up towards buddy and England teammate Harry Maguire when he traces up towards United.
Maguire has come below extra scrutiny following his personal objective for England towards Scotland through the worldwide break, and although Kane is backing the defender, he insists their friendship will exit the window through the recreation.
“I’ve come up towards buddies or England teammates earlier than,” Kane added.
“When you get on to the pitch your competitiveness comes out and also you need to do your greatest to your staff and nothing else actually enters your thoughts.
“I feel ‘H’ has come below some actually pointless scrutiny. In all probability been scapegoated a bit of bit when it comes to the way in which the staff has gone over latest occasions. He’s a very good buddy of mine, he is an awesome man, a very exhausting working skilled.”
United head into the sport in Munich on the again of a run of three defeats of their final 4 video games. The three-1 defeat to Brighton on Saturday made it their worst begin to a Premier League season and Bayern supervisor Thomas Tuchel mentioned he feels sorry for the strain being placed on United boss Ten Hag.
“I felt with Manchester United there was all the time loads of noise, loads of pundits are ex-players from Manchester United and you’ve got this legacy from Sir Alex Ferguson which creates loads of strain, loads of expectation round Manchester United,” Tuchel mentioned.
“It tells you you’re employed at a giant membership, massive expectation, massive success. All of us right here in Bayern and my colleague at Manchester United need to obtain the identical issues.
“I might not say [United’s poor form] is a bonus for us. It is common that little issues change into greater than at different golf equipment. I feel inside, I can solely assume they coach an surroundings the place gamers develop and attain their prime stage.
“That is what we’re attempting to do — instill guidelines and a profitable tradition. The outcomes perhaps does not converse the identical language however the staff is stuffed with high quality and the membership has a profitable tradition. We are going to by no means underestimate that.”
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