Man Utd could try player-plus-cash deal for Harry Kane to delight Solskjaer

Manchester United could try luring Tottenham into letting Harry Kane go by offering a player-plus-cash that would rid Ole Gunnar Solskjaer of a problem player.

The Englishman, who won the Golden Boot last season, has expressed his desire to leave this summer after an eighth season without silverware.

While Chelsea and Manchester City have been the front-runners for the 27-year-old, the Red Devils have also been making their case to the forward.

But The Athletic have reported that United could have an edge that would also solve a problem for Solskjaer.

Kane is currently commanding a £150m price tag, though Spurs owner Daniel Levy could lower this by £30m.

The United boss, though, could be looking to get rid of Anthony Martial as the Norwegian is “tired of his attitude” at Old Trafford.

And the report states that the club cause use the 25-year-old, who has scored 78 goals in 258 games at United, to help in negotiations.

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Another player who could also fill this role is Jesse Lingard, having spent the second half of the season on loan at Spurs’ London neighbours West Ham.

Scoring nine goals and making five assists for the Hammers to help the reach the Europa League, his value has increased significantly after being given the cold shoulder by Solskjaer for the last two seasons.

Kane has been focusing on England duties since his bombshell announcement, starting the Three Lions’ 1-0 win over Croatia to open their Euro 2020 campaign.

But the 27-year-old dropped a hint that he would be working to get a move after the competition.

When asked if the transfer talk has impacted his preparations for the tournament, the forward explained: "It’s been ok.

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“I’m sure I’ll get asked about it a lot but my most important thing is trying to win a major tournament with England.

"The rest of the stuff will happen obviously when I get back from the tournament but for now that’s all I’m focused on.

"I try to never get too high or too low. I’m here to give everything for my country."

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