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Manchester United Urged to Sign Harry Kane

By Amreen
Man United have been urged to make a swoop for Kane
Man United have been urged to make a swoop for Kane / Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/Getty Images

Gary Neville believes Manchester United should make a swoop for Tottenham striker Harry Kane this summer as he claimed the arrivals of Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane won't be enough to secure the Premier League title this season.

Sancho and Varane made their long-awaited switch to Old Trafford earlier this month as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to challenge Manchester City for the league title and end a four-year trophy drought at the club.

Neville doesn't feel his former club have done enough this summer to bolster their hopes, especially after the arrival of Jack Grealish at City and Romelu Lukaku at Chelsea.

"I still think they'll be short," the ex-defender stated on Sky Sports. "Chelsea have strengthened with Lukaku, Man City [have gone] in for Grealish and if they get Kane, there's a massive problem for Man Utd.

"I don't know why Man Utd aren't going that extra step this transfer window. They've always gone after the best English player in the Premier League historically. Why aren't they going in for Harry Kane?

"If Harry Kane entered Man Utd you get to 94, 95 points, [and] they still have to replace Cavani and Martial. Why not get the man now? I don't know if they can win the league with Sancho and Varane."

Neville also went on to admit that failure to win silverware should likely spell the end of Solskjaer's tenure at United. "There's a massive expectation to be winning trophies, to be number one. They have to challenge for the title. The manager has to improve things quickly," he added.

"The Europa League final was a bad one, that is going to hang a little bit if something doesn't go right this season. Ole deserves another 12 to 18 months. They've taken it back to their roots, but Man Utd need a centre-forward in the next 12 months. Kane coming in would be the differentiator."