HARRY KANE wants assurances Antonio Conte will be backed in the transfer market before committing his future to Tottenham.
The England skipper, 28, will decide at the end of this season whether to stay after trying to leave last summer in pursuit of trophies.
He is now happier and understood to be more open to the prospect of staying at his boyhood club following Conte’s arrival in November.
Kane feels serial winner Conte can help Spurs finally end a 13-year trophy drought.
But he will expect guarantees from chairman Daniel Levy that they do intend to bring in the quality new signings Conte wants before deciding on his own future.
If Kane believes the club are not prepared to back their boss, the frontman is likely to once again try to engineer a move away.
Tottenham’s talisman had told Levy he wanted to leave in a bid to bag titles — with Manchester City his dream destination.
Etihad chiefs were willing to double his wages to £400,000 a week.
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But the summer move did not happen when Levy refused to accept less than £160million for his star man — who is under contract until 2024.
Kane will lead the line when Tottenham travel to runaway Prem leaders City tomorrow night.
Earlier this month, he claimed to be enjoying working under Italian taskmaster Conte and had never felt fitter — suggesting he is considering staying at Spurs.
Kane is certainly looking sharper and playing with a smile on his face again.
But he has never made any secret of his desire to win trophies and titles.
And if Tottenham do not match his, and the manager’s ambitions, then the star will almost certainly look to move elsewhere.
Despite just five of Kane’s 21 goals for club and country this term coming in the Prem, there would be no shortage of offers for him.
Manchester United have always been keen on bringing him to Old Trafford.
And that interest would ramp up if his old Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino, currently Paris Saint- Germain manager, was to take over at the Red Devils this summer.
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