Manchester United are monitoring wantaway Tottenham striker Harry Kane after his pre-season training no-show, according to reports.
Following his Euro 2020 exploits, the England captain was granted additional rest-time ahead of the season.
However, while the 28-year-old was due to return to his club this morning, he failed to turn up as his transfer saga appears to be gearing-up for another twist.
Speculation over Kane’s future has continued to mount on the back of comments he made while on international duty in March – which was followed by an in-depth interview with Gary Neville expressing his desire to play at the highest level and win trophies.
United and Manchester City are among the big-hitters to have been heavily linked with the Tottenham star, who has scored 166 goals in the Premier League alone. ESPN claim United are tracking Kane’s situation carefully.
Meanwhile, the ongoing pursuit for England defender Kieran Trippier might just have been flashed a green light.
Either side of his own Euro 2020 exploits, the former Burnley and Tottenham full-back has been tipped to return to the Premier League.
United are at the front of that queue, amid reports it will take a €40million fee to secure his services.
Tripper is viewed as an important player at La Liga champions Atletico Madrid, but the 33-cap international is also thought to favour a move back closer to his family this summer.
According to Spanish publication Mundo Deportivo, Atletico are reluctant to let him go but have identified a potential replacement.