Manchester City are counting on Harry Kane kicking up a fuss at Tottenham.
According to The Mirror, Kane will have to force his Tottenham exit after City began preparing for the new season without a recognised striker.
City are relying on Kane convincing Daniel Levy to allow him to leave the London club after his late return to pre-season training.
City remain confident that a deal can be struck despite Levy’s claim that Kane is not for sale.
The Premier League champions are prepared to go beyond the British record £100m spent on Jack Grealish.
Pep Guardiola took the unprecedented step of publicly declaring his club’s interest in the striker on Friday.