REAL MADRID are ready to launch a world record bid for Harry Kane as early as January after struggling to adapt to life without Cristiano Ronaldo.
Los Blancos are suffering the third worst goal drought in the whole of Europe and the English skipper is seen as the man to put that right, according to Mundo Deportivo.
After watching hated rivals Barcelona outplay Spurs at Wembley last night, Madrid will be on cloud nine if it sparks doubt in Kane’s mind about his future in North London.
Madrid are willing to pay any price and will make an offer in January as they look to Tottenham’s main man to save their season.
Despite Kane having signed a new £200,000-a-week deal with Spurs only four months ago, Real Madrid intend on making a statement by luring him to the Bernabeu.
Having missed out on PSG’s Neymar and Chelsea’s Eden Hazard in previous windows, Kane, 25, is now considered a MUST HAVE for chairman Florentino Perez.
Real Madrid really could have used Kane’s goals on Tuesday night when they lost 1-0 away to CSKA Moscow in a game that lacked leadership up front.
In the most recent transfer window, Eden Hazard was Madrid’s main objective after a solid World Cup performance but they failed to land him which left them without a direct replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo.
Florentino Perez has tried on more than one occasion to get Kane through the door but never succeeded.
Spurs have always been reluctant to sell their stars as both Real Madrid and Barcelona have previously tried to sign Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli too and have failed in the process.
This might be the perfect time for Madrid to pounce as the developments on Tottenham’s new ground are up in the air and Spurs may need the funds.
Totthenham chairman Daniel Levy meanwhile will try to do everything in his power to keep hold of his 30 goal-a-season man.
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