Sources: Nuno tells Man United the two stars he wants in Kane cash-plus-players deal
Nuno Espirito Santo wants Jesse Lingard as one of two Man United stars in a sensational £100million cash-plus-players exchange for Tottenham talisman Harry Kane, Football Insider can exclusively reveal.
Now, the Londoners are prepared to discuss players as part of a sensational swap deal as Nuno looks to rejig the squad he has inherited this summer.
A Tottenham source has told Football Insider that one of the two first teamers the Portugese has asked for is Lingard.
The attacking midfielder’s future at Old Trafford is in major doubt with just a year remaining on his contract.
The 28-year-old reignited his career with an outstanding loan spell at West Ham in the second half of last season.
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Multiple Premier League clubs are keen on signing Lingard permanently amid suggestions he could sign a new United contract.
The interest of Tottenham is intriguing and will be a concern to the Hammers’ hopes of signing him full-time.
United are now the frontrunners for Kane’s signature ahead of rivals Man City and Chelsea.
All three clubs are in the market for a new centre-forward this summer and Kane is among their top targets.
This site first broke the news on 9th April how the England captain has told friends he wants to quit Spurs this summer.
Kane’s “hell bent” stance has been strengthened by subsequent events and that has not changed during his starring role for England at the Euros or the protracted manager hunt that ended in the appointment of Nuno.