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Tottenham are giving Kane excuse to leave, warns Shearer

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The all-time Premier League record goalscorer insists he would look for pastures new if he were in the Spurs striker’s position.

Harry Kane should leave Tottenham if he wants to get his hands on some silverware, suggests Alan Shearer.

Kane’s future at Tottenham is being called into question ahead of the summer transfer window. He has been linked with a move to Manchester United as well as Manchester City, with reports even claiming that the former are ready to submit a formal bid for the striker.

The 27-year-old has been a standout performer for his boyhood club ever since his breakthrough in 2014–15 but has nothing to show for it as he is yet to win a major trophy.

And Shearer, who is of the view that Spurs are no closer to winning trophies, argues that Kane should seriously reconsider his future.

“When I left Blackburn, I had a season after we won the title, and we were nowhere near winning the title,” said the former Newcastle United and England striker, speaking on BBC’s Match of the Day after Tottenham’s 3-1 defeat to Leeds United on Saturday.

“That sort of made my mind up, because I wanted to go on and do things.

“If Harry [Kane] wants an excuse, then Tottenham and that team are giving him one. They didn’t show up for the [Carabao Cup] final, they didn’t show up again today.

“If I was in his position, I would look to go elsewhere to try and win some trophies.”