Harry Kane will NOT leave Tottenham because of his huge transfer fee and age, claims England legend Michael Owen

MICHAEL OWEN cannot see Harry Kane leaving Tottenham – because of his age and how much he would cost.

There have been question marks surrounding whether England captain Kane, 27, would one day quit Spurs if they continue not to win silverware.

But due to his transfer value being north of £100million, and the fact that most clubs who can afford those sums prefer to spend it on younger players, Owen thinks Kane will stay put.

The former Three Lions striker, who himself left Liverpool for Real Madrid in 2004 for just £8m as his contract was running down, told talkSPORT: "Of course he’s capable [of a move].

"But I can’t really see it.

"To buy him, and with all due respect and I’m a huge Harry Kane fan, the economics of it mean we’re talking massive, massive money.

"Over £100million.

"Would you go and buy Harry Kane for that type of money when he’s in the actual absolute prime of his career?

"Most clubs now are looking to spend £100m on 19, 20, 21-year-olds where you’re going to get longevity and value.

"Don’t get me wrong, there might be teams that are desperate for a striker and just think, ‘Right, sod it, they’re here and now, let’s just go and try and win something’.

"That desperation might come to the fore. But realistically, I would say he’s a Tottenham player for life."

Kane bagged his 200th Tottenham goal on his 300th appearance for the club in the recent win over Ludogorets.

He followed that up with a late winner at West Brom which saw him move level with Michael Owen in the all-time Premier League scoring charts.

Saturday sees Manchester City travel to North London as Kane looks to continue his fine scoring form.

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