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Per report, Tottenham Hotspur star Harry Kane given permission to fly to Germany for Bayern Munich medical

Could this transfer collapse? Maybe not.

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Update — August 10th, 6:20PM EDT: Kane nearing Bayern move

According to Bild, Tottenham Hotspur star Harry Kane has been given permission by his club to fly to Germany to complete his medical exam for Bayern Munich.

If true, this should be the final hurdle in what has been an exhausting transfer race:

Update — August 10th, 5:40PM EDT: Kane nearing Bayern move

According to Sky Sport journalist Florian Plettenberg, Harry Kane’s move from Tottenham Hotspur to Bayern Munich is “looking more likely” after things finally settled down:

The full text from the tweet is available here:

❗️BREAKING EXCL. NEWS #Kane: Got the info that his move to FC Bayern is „looking more likely now“ !!!

➡️ As reported: Bayern bosses, Tottenham and Kane‘s management were in very good and respectful negotiations today and tonight.

❗️NOW the deal is on verge to be sealed as KANE WANTS TO JOIN BAYERN!


As previously reports, there are still some financial details that needed to be finalized for all parties to be happy:

Update — August 10th, 4:25PM EDT: Is Kane’s family pulling a Haaland?

Per Foot Mercato’s Santi Aouna, Harry Kane still wants to join Bayern Munich, but does have a timeline as to when it needs to happen:

Update — August 10th, 3:30PM EDT: Is Kane’s family pulling a Haaland?

Sport Bild’s Christian Falk is reporting that all hope is not lost just yet for Bayern Munich and its hopes to sign Harry Kane. Per Falk, the last minute hold-up could be down to agent fees — for Kane’s brother, Charlie, and father, Pat:

If the situation sounds familiar, it might be because there were rampant rumors that Erling Haaland’s father, Alfie, was demanding seed money (literally) for his role in his son’s decision to ink a deal with Manchester City.

Update — August 10th, 12:30PM EDT: Is Kane mulling another offer?

Sport Bild’s Christian Falk is back and his latest information could be the missing link as to why Tottenham Hotspur star Harry Kane is re-thinking a transfer to Bayern Munich:

Update — August 10th, 11:15AM EDT: Bayern is puzzled by Kane’s late waffling

Sport Bild journalist Christian Falk is reporting that Bayern Munich is “puzzled” by Harry Kane’s late indecision on a potential move to Bavaria:

Just cue the circus music at this point.

Update — August 10th, 10:40AM EDT: Kane seriously considers Spurs stay

Daily Mail journalist Sami Mokbel is reporting that Tottenham Hotspur star Harry Kane is still considering a longer stay with his current club.

If true, Bayern Munich will have to work quickly on a Plan B after spending its whole summer chasing the English star:

Not enough evidence for you? Sky Sport journalist Florian Plettenberg is also confirming that Kane is “hesitating” on making a final decision:

Update — August 10th, 8:55AM EDT: Uh-oh!

Matt Law and Jason Burt of The Telegraph are backing up the initial report (below) that Tottenham Hotspur star Harry Kane could really be unsure about leaving London:

Harry Kane is deliberating over whether or not it is too late to make the biggest decision of his career after Bayern Munich finally agreed a fee with Tottenham Hotspur to sign the England captain.

Twitter account @iMiaSanMia captured more of the report:

As word spread like a virus throughout social media earlier today, Tottenham Hotspur and Bayern Munich have reportedly agreed to a deal for star striker Harry Kane.

While most news indicates that everything is progressing nicely and is nearly done, there is one report — from Sky Sports journalist Kaveh Solhekol — which states that not everything is buttoned up yet.

So...what is the problem? Surely, the roadblock between the club has been passed by and now it is just a matter of Kane giving the thumbs up...right?



Therein lies the rub.

Per Solhekol, Kane might not want a move to Bayern Munich after all:

After the initial blitz, Solhekol’s German colleague, Florian Plettenberg, fired off a tweet stating the agreement was reached between the clubs, which followed the pattern of reports that have been floating around.

While Plettenberg’s tweet says that “all parties” are confident a deal will get done, it does leave open the possibility that Kane could get cold feet at the last minute:

What happens from here is anyone’s guess, but it does seem that barring a last second change of heart from the English star, the 30-year-old should be suiting up at the Allianz Arena soon enough.

Solhekol’s report has thrown just enough doubt in the equation to make everyone think about something that could only be described as the worst case scenario: Enduring months of this saga, only for Kane to bail out at the last minute.

If Kane does re-consider, former Liverpool FC defender Jose Enrique thinks he would be making a massive mistake:

As unlikely as it might seem right now, if Kane changes his mind, the Bayern Munich fanbase might spontaneously combust.

Want more thoughts on the Harry Kane saga? We’ve got just the thing for you with our Weekend Warm-up Podcast! Check it out on Spotify or below for a recap of the latest events, how Kane might fit in Bavaria, and what else Bayern Munich might be up to in this transfer window:

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