Harry Kane has revealed he announced his decision to leave Tottenham Hotspur at the end of last season.
Transfer speculation regarding the England skipper plagued the news agenda around North London each window. Given the club’s poor performance in 2022-23, resulting in no European football, it appeared inevitable that Kane would seek pastures new.
An impressive 30 Premier League goals in a side that finished eighth made Spurs somewhat of a one-man band — a sentiment Ange Postecoglou is trying to change. Bayern Munich ultimately stumped up £100million to sign Kane, with Daniel Levy refusing to consider Premier League bids.
To suggest the move has proven a hit would be an understatement, with the 30-year-old netting 21 times in 15 games. Speaking to FourFourTwo, Kane opened up about a whirlwind 24 hours after leaving Tottenham. He also noted how his decision to leave Tottenham came at the end of the campaign.
“It was a bit of a mad experience, to be honest,” Kane said. “I didn’t really know what to expect, as I’d been at Spurs for 19 years and was really happy there. I was stepping out of my comfort zone. It was a first for me to feel how these transfers happen and to be a part of one.
“Last season, all I focused on was Tottenham and trying to help the club finish as high as possible in the table. Once the season finished, I spoke to Spurs and explained that I felt it was time to move on and push myself as far as possible.
“I then went away on holiday and that’s when talks started progressing. I was confident the clubs would eventually come to an agreement. I woke up on the Saturday morning, went straight to training, met all the players for the first time, then we had the game that night. I was at the airport just theRead on football.london