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Harry Kane has responded to Antonio Conte’s claims that he would love to sign him for Chelsea

The Chelsea manager is a big fan of the Spurs striker

Harry Kane has finally responded to the unusually high praise he received from Chelsea boss Antonio Conte last week. 

The Italian boss hinted that he would hypothetically love to sign the Spurs star if he ever became available.


Harry Kane has played down Antonio Conte’s high praise

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Harry Kane has played down Antonio Conte’s high praise

Conte had been desperately seeking a new striker this month, finally landing former Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata for a club-record £65million fee.

But even so, he was full of praise for Kane when he said: “For me, Kane, now is one of the best strikers in the world.

“If I had to buy one striker I would go to Kane. He is a complete striker.”

‘I love you, Harry!’

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‘I love you, Harry!’

As you’d expect, the Golden Boot winner was flattered by Conte’s interest, but confirmed his unwavering loyalty to Spurs.

Kane said: “Obviously it’s kind words.

“But I’m focused on my team now and what my manager thinks.

“I’m out here concentrating on what I need to do, and being fit for the new season.”

Antonio Conte's men couldn't keep up with Luciano Spaletti's side

Chelsea have also looked second best on a number of occasions during pre-season

Kane became the club’s highest ever earner when he penned a new long-term deal until 2022 midway through last season.

But Spurs have yet to sign anyone new this summer.

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