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Tuchel admits Kane dream amid Chelsea transfer links

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Thomas Tuchel spoke on Harry Kane amid reported interest from Chelsea over a summer transfer bid for the Tottenham star.

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel reckons there isn’t a single coach who wouldn’t love to have Harry Kane.

The Blues have reportedly joined the race for Kane. A report from ESPN on Friday stated the club chiefs may offer several players, including Tammy Abraham and Kepa Arrizabalaga, in a player-plus-cash offer to Tottenham.

It’s no secret Chelsea want a prolific no.9 for next season. And given Kane’s proven record in the Premier League, the two-time Golden Boot winner would fit the bill.

“If you find any coach around the world who would not like to have Harry Kane in his team, call me,” said Tuchel in a press conference on Friday.

“I would like to speak with the guy [the coach] and hear about his ideas of scoring and attacking.

“Everybody loves Harry Kane but let’s be very, very clear. He is a player for Tottenham. He has a long-term contract and we will not get involved in any press conference with any disrespectful comments about that.”

Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland and Inter Milan star Romelu Lukaku are also on the club’s shortlist.

Signing Kane, however, could be the most feasible option. The 27-year-old is reportedly prepared to leave Spurs in search of trophies and Champions League football for next season.

Fellow Premier League sides Manchester City and Manchester United are also interested.

Tuchel, meanwhile, gave an injury update on N’Golo Kante, Kai Havertz, and Andreas Christensen ahead of Chelsea’s last Premier League game of the season away to Aston Villa on Sunday.

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