Mills: It's 'not like Levy to take swap deal' after Romano reports Tottenham update
Paulo Fonseca’s arrival as Tottenham manager will not convince Harry Kane to stay, according to Danny Mills.
Speaking exclusively to Football Insider, the ex-England and Manchester City defender claimed the only thing stopping Kane from quitting Spurs this summer would be Daniel Levy pricing him out of a move.
Transfer guru Fabrizio Romano reported via The Guardian today (June 14) Spurs are set to appoint Fonseca on a three-year deal.
He had been identified by the new director of football Fabio Paratici after talks with Antonio Conte broke down.
Football Insider broke the news in April that Kane had told friends he wants to quit his boyhood club this summer.
Asked whether the arrival of Fonseca could change that, Mills told Football Insider correspondent Connor Whitley: “The only issue for Harry Kane is if somebody is going to be prepared to pay the money for him, not the new manager.
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“That’s what it’s going to come down to. He’s probably got three options realistically who want him and he’d like to go to.
“It’s about whether they can meet the asking price because I think we realise Daniel Levy is not going to back down.
“It’s not like Daniel Levy to take a swap deal. Whenever you trade something in you don’t get as much for it and you don’t end up getting as much you can.
“Daniel Levy will be thinking ‘Give me £130million, £140million in cash and I’ll get the players off the back of that.’ Forget about swap deals.”