The former Manchester United defender would love to see the England captain at Old Trafford, however he is not assured it will happen.
Manchester United ’s deliberate move for Harry Kane could be scuppered by Jose Mourinho’s presence at Tottenham , according to Rio Ferdinand.
Kane has long been linked with a move to Old Trafford, and the England captain is believed to be eager on the switch.
He is close to being fit enough for training after struggling a hamstring injury on New Year’s Day, and former United defender Ferdinand says he would fortunately welcome him to Manchester.
“Would I take Harry Kane now? Of course you would,” Ferdinand stated on Instagram Live.
“If he is fit and he is raring to go, you take Harry Kane at Man Utd, 100 per cent.
“Top player, you are guaranteeing goals, in the Premier League you are guaranteeing goals.
“This geezer scores goals however I do not see Tottenham letting Harry Kane go.
“And with Mourinho there, I do not see Mourinho letting him go to Man Utd.”
United have also known to be interested in
Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho, as rumours proceed to circle surrounding the winger’s future in the Bundesliga.
“I would take Sancho all day, to Man Utd,” Ferdinand said. “Whether we’ll get him, though…
“Great player, remarkable potential, English, he’s brilliant. I would take Sancho now.”
Meanwhile, Spurs and Mourinho are in all likelihood to be looking for signings of their own as they look to construct on a disappointing 2019-20 season so far.
Reports have linked them with a swoop for former winger Gareth Bale, as nicely as an audacious move for Dortmund sensation Erling Haaland.
Ferdinand, however, was much less than optimistic about Spurs’ possibilities of signing both player.
“Bale to Spurs? That would be remarkable for Spurs if they should get him, however I don’t suppose they could come up with the money for him, that’s the problem,” he said.
“Haaland isn’t going to Spurs. He’s at Dortmund, why would he go to Spurs?”
Mourinho may not be eager on sending his star player to his former employers at Old Trafford, however he confirmed his selfless side on Monday amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
The former Chelsea , Real Madrid , Inter and Porto boss volunteered for charity Age UK and community group Love Your Doorstep, helping to pack and supply parcels of meals and necessities to aged residents in north London.