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Kane worth mega money: Mullery


By Robert Jones

Harry Kane is currently the best player in European football and could be worth up to £300million, according to former Tottenham midfielder Alan Mullery.

The Spurs and England striker has enjoyed a remarkable 2017, scoring 56 goals for club and country.

The prolific 24-year-old ended the year with back-to-back hat-tricks and Mullery, who played alongside Spurs' 266-goal record scorer Jimmy Greaves during his spell with the club between 1964 and 1972, thinks Kane's value has gone through the roof.

"He's got this great ability to be in the right place at the right time to score goals," Mullery said.

"When you're looking at Virgil van Dijk for £75million (moving from Southampton to Liverpool), what would Harry cost you?

"If you double that number up to £150million, forget it.

"That's half the price he's worth because he is now the top player in European football."

Ex-Spurs striker Clive Allen, who scored 49 goals for the north London club in the 1986/87 season, believes Kane should stick with Mauricio Pochettino's men for at least another two seasons.

"Undoubtedly there's going to be interest from every major club throughout Europe, if not the world, that they would love his services and obviously in the modern game, the sums of money that you're talking about are just astronomical," he said.

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