Antonio Conte insists Tottenham want to keep Harry Kane for the rest of his career.
Kane is set to enter the final year of his Spurs contract this summer and his future is the subject of constant speculation.
Kane has already hit 20 Premier League goals this season
Tottenham risk losing the 29-year-old for nothing in 2024 unless they can agree fresh terms.
Manchester United are known to be interested in Kane, but Spurs are unwilling to sell, even if the England captain refuses to sign a new deal.
Kane was denied a £150million move to Manchester City in 2021 and recently became Tottenham’s all-time leading goalscorer.
When asked about the forward’s future, the Spurs boss said: “I think this is a question for the club. For sure the club wants to involve Harry Kane for the rest of his career, in my opinion.
“Because when you have this type of player, a world-class striker like him, you want him to stay here for the rest of his life.
“But then, you know football. Sometimes it’s unpredictable but it’s not in my task to make a decision. This is the decision for the club and for Harry.”
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Conte’s contract expires at the end of this season and the Italian’s future is also a hot topic.
The manager suggested he could be sacked by Spurs after the limp Champions League exit to AC Milan.
But with the club still in contention for the top four, Conte admitted he expects to see out the campaign.
He said: “You asked me about the future and I said to you that you don’t know what happens, because maybe the club can sack me.
Many expect Conte to leave Spurs this summer
“But I repeat, I don’t think the club is thinking this. The club sees every day what me and my staff, we are doing for this club. It was only an answer about my future.
“I think there is not one club that can tell the manager you stay here until the end of the season. You know football is really strange.
“You don’t know what happens tomorrow, you understand? But I repeat, in my opinion we try in every moment to do everything, me and my staff, and I think the club appreciates this.
“Because if you continue to ask me if I sign a new contract, it means that maybe the club appreciates what we are doing, the work that we doing, in this one-year-and-a-half.”
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