Nuno Espirito Santo insists he has ‘no doubts’ about Harry Kane’s future despite speculation linking the forward with a departure from Tottenham.
Kane is understood to have informed Spurs of his desire to leave the club in search of silverware this summer, with Manchester City having seen an opening offer for the England captain rejected by the north London side.
Manchester United and Chelsea have also been credited with an interest in the 27-year-old, though Spurs manager Nuno insists Kane will be remaining at the club and is looking forward to welcoming the forward back following his post-Euro 2020 holiday.
“Harry is our player, period. No need to talk about anything else,” he told a press conference ahead of Spurs’ first pre-season friendly.
“Now is the moment for Harry to recover his energy, to rest. When he comes again we will have time to speak.
“We will have good conversations, but now is the moment for Harry to rest and to prepare for what’s coming, and I’m looking forward to him joining the group and start working together.”
Nuno opened up on his excitement at working with the Spurs squad after taking charge this summer, with the former Wolves boss describing reigning Golden Boot holder Kane as ‘one of the best players’ in world football.
“I’m excited to work with all the players – of course he’s a top player, one of the best players in the world.
“What is best is to work with the best players around, and Harry’s one of the best players around.”
The 47-year-old was questioned whether he needs clarity on Kane’s future amid the transfer talk, before insisting he has no doubts about the player’s situation and reiterating his ambition to bring success to the north London side.
“I have no doubts in my mind. I have no doubts.
“What I wish is for Harry to recover well, to have a good rest and when he arrives he will feel that everyone of us has to commit ourselves to become better.
“We are very ambitious, we are ambitious people and we want to do it well and no doubts on Harry on that.”