Manchester United have been alerted by Harry Kane’s contract stand-off at Tottenham.
The Premier League giants are watching developments closely as they are looking for a new big-name striker at Old Trafford.
Kane, 23, and Tottenham have agreed to postpone contract talks until the end of the season after initial talks showed they are a long way apart.
Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is growing increasingly frustrated by the Kane camp as talks have hit a brick wall with the England striker wanting in excess of £100,000-a-week.
Tottenham are refusing to budge on their wage structure and go into the six figure pay league even though Kane’s England team mates are earning far more with Daniel Sturridge on £130,000-a-week and Jamie Vardy on £120,000-a-week.
United boss Jose Mourinho wants a new striker with veteran Zlatan Ibrahimovic only on a one year deal and they are eyeing up long term options.
They have looked at Kane in the past and will move given any encouragement.
Tottenham are in no rush to sell as Kane is under contract until 2020.
There would be no shortage of takers should Kane go with big European clubs certain to be interested but United do have the finance to launch a huge bid.