Tottenham Hotspur former scout, David Magrone revealed the plans of the Spurs Chairman Daniel Levy to sell star player Harry Kane to Leeds United back in the summer of 2014.
David Magrone, was a worker with the Spurs before as a former scout between 2012 and 2014 was open to know a few things about transfer negotiations that could have been going on in the past with the club.
Magrone further went on his claim to say that, if not for the involvement of Spurs former boss Tim Sherwood which made Levy to think twice about not accepting the offer the Championship are offering for the England International in a permanent deal three year ago.
Before that, the England international has been involved in some unsuccessful loan spells at Leyton Orient, Millwall, Norwich and Leicester.
Magrone said, via Mirror: “There was serious consideration among the hierarchy at the club to letting him go to Leeds because he’d been out on loan and had never really set the world on fire,
“But Tim [Sherwood] knew he was a Premier League player in the making, and really didn’t want to let him go, even if the chairman (Daniel Levy) possibly did.”
“It wasn’t like he was costing the club too much or anything like that, it was really a question of whether he was going to make it at Tottenham.
“It was really only Harry’s desire to dig and prove himself at the top level and Tim’s belief in him that stopped him going (when the offer came in).
“He backed his ability and the rewards are fully deserved. I don’t think he once seriously considered going.”
But would Harry Kane would have become a superstar at Leeds United and be the one to push up to the Premier League? Kane could have push them up to the Premier League, but might have not become one of the deadliest striker Europe has ever seen.
Since 2014, Kane has been in awesome form for the Lily Whites bagging himself 112 goal in 177 games played for the North London club, which has seen various clubs come knocking at the Spurs door for the possible signing of the England International. With offers starting form £150million being made over the past seasons.
Kane might just not be finest striker he is now, if he was sold to the Championship side, might lead them to the Top Flight but that would be it.