Transfer: Tottenham tell Real Madrid Harry Kane’s price tag


Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino remains United's top target, although the Old Trafford board are concerned that he may be too hard and expensive to prise away from North London.

Tottenham's form is brilliant going into this crucial fixture, losing one of their last 11 games in all competitions, with nine wins and one draw. Solskjær has won all six of his matches since he stepped in for the sacked José Mourinho.

The Red Devils have won all five of their games since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer replaced Jose Mourinho as manager.

It was a concern to see Moussa Sissoko forced off before half time with a groin injury but Kane's twisted ankle was the final insult, in the closing seconds of the contest, after a strong challenge from Phil Jones as United desperately defended their 1-0 lead. The 45-year-old was initially brought in to steady the ship after a tumultuous spell under Mourinho and he has been able to get the best out of Pogba having worked with the World Cup victor when he was reserve team coach at Old Trafford between 2008 and 2010.

Former Everton defender Kevin Kilbane remains unimpressed by Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba.

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Manchester United are playing at a very high level right now.

Marcus Rashford made his first-team debut in 2016 under Louis van Gaal and scored a brace on his debut in the Premier League. A lethal counter attack that could end up being the play that changes their season for the better.

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"The near-post save from the corner was the best one, " the striker said, alongside De Gea.

David De Gea was United's Man of the Match today.

Nightmares of De Gea, that's what Spurs players and coaches will have Sunday night. It wasn't their intention but it was a bad tackle.

"We are going to lose [Heung-Min] Son for the Asia Cup and if Harry Kane suffers an injury, it is going to be massive for us".

Pogba, who had fallen out with Mourinho, has been revitalised under Solskjær.

"I have huge respect for Mourinho and Solskjaer, and I can not talk about what happened (at United)", he said.

Lucas Moura, Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli can play as attacking figures, but Kane's potential absence would leave a monstrous hole in the Spurs attack, and Pochettino must venture into the transfer market, if Kane is injured.