England captain Harry Kane admits Manchester United will be a 'dangerous' opponent for Bayern Munich as they look to get back on track in a "big way" following their struggles so far this campaign.
United, who flirted with a would-be pursuit for Kane before he signed for Bayern this summer, have already fallen to three defeats in the Premier League this season. Erik ten Hag and his misfiring team are now gearing up for their return to the Champions League against Bayern at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday night.
Kane, meanwhile, has hit the ground running in Germany following a blockbuster £100million transfer. The 30-year-old has scored four goals in as many Bundesliga outings for his new club.
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The former Tottenham man is now preparing to make his European debut for the six-time competition winners and he predicts United to, eventually, fight back from their underwhelming start to the 2023/2024 season. Speaking to Sports Illustrated in the build-up, Kane said: "A difficult game.
"I know that Manchester United are having a difficult moment at the moment but, sometimes, teams like that are dangerous because they're always looking to come back in a big way. So we have to be prepared for and want to get the crowd behind us as early as possible.
Manchester United are back in the Champions League after an impressive first season in charge for Erik ten Hag.
Having won the famous trophy three times, the Reds have a wonderful history in the European Cup. Now the Dutchman has to live up to that legacy.
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