Report: How Chelsea feel about bidding for Harry Kane after he misses training

Chelsea reportedly won’t get dragged into the sudden scrum to try and lure Harry Kane away from Tottenham Hotspur this summer.

According to The Athletic, the Blues will not wade in on the situation currently circulating around Tottenham’s talisman.

It was reported yesterday by Sky Sports that Kane had not turned up for Spurs’ training.

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This caused a social media storm, as many felt the England skipper was forcing his way out of the London club.

Fuel has been added to the flame as Manchester City would seemingly like to sign the striker from their Premier League rival.

City placed a £100m (Sky Sports) in June for Kane but had their proposal turned down by Daniel Levy.

The Tottenham chief is pretty adamant about not selling his prized asset to a league adversary.

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Only an offer of £150m (Athletic) plus would make him even consider relinquishing the centre-forward.

Levy not letting Kane go

Understandably, Levy is playing hardball, confident that his tough business approach will put off plenty of the vultures circling around Kane’s signature.

One of those being Chelsea, who have apparently decided to withdraw their name from the list.

This is despite the admiration omitting from Stamford Bridge for the 28-year-old and his record in front of goal.

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He managed to score 33 times last season across all competitions, 23 of those arriving in the league to earn him the Golden Boot award.

Kane also has fans from Chelsea past and present in the form of Frank Lampard.

“No matter who is managing him, the player that Harry Kane is, one of the best players in world football,” said Lampard in a press conference last November.

Unfortunately for Frank, it doesn’t look likely the Tottenham no.10 will be wearing a darker shade of blue this campaign.

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Nathaniel is a football journalist who graduated from the University of Derby. He has worked at Burton Albion as part of their media team for two years. Nathaniel produces regular articles for the club’s official website and match-day programme. He covered the 2018 U20 Women’s World Cup in Brittany and has reported from grounds ranging from non-league up to the Premier League.