Negotiations between Bayern Munich and Tottenham are ongoing despite the latest and final offer for Harry Kane being rejected

Tottenham put Bayern’s resolve to the test after the German champions firmly stated that their latest offer was their final one for star striker Harry Kane. The executives of Bayern Munich were set to discuss Kane’s potential transfer at a meeting on Monday, as they weighed their options in pursuing the talented Tottenham player.

Bayern had made what they considered a ‘fair and final offer’ for Kane, totaling over €100m (£86m) including add-ons. Despite their belief that the offer was a reasonable compromise, there remained a £20m valuation gap when the club representatives met in London. Nevertheless, Bayern’s offer on Friday had narrowed that gap further.

The Bundesliga side was eager for a swift response from Tottenham to avoid any delay that could lead them to explore other targets. Now, they face a crucial moment as they await the outcome of negotiations and decide their next course of action.

Harry Kane, who scored four goals in a friendly match against Shakhtar Donetsk, is keen on resolving his future this week before Tottenham’s first Premier League game of the season against Brentford. This match is scheduled to be broadcast live on Sky Sports on Sunday, August 13.

The 30-year-old striker is also planning to travel to Barcelona for a friendly match against the Spanish giants, but this plan might change quickly if there is a breakthrough in the negotiations.

For Tottenham, the risk lies in holding onto Kane beyond the current transfer window, as he will become a free agent next summer. Losing such an elite goal scorer on a free transfer could potentially see him move to a Premier League rival. Kane’s exceptional goal-scoring record includes 30 Premier League goals last season, despite a disappointing campaign for Spurs, who finished eighth and missed out on European football. The club has also been trophyless since 2008.

Throughout his career at Tottenham, Kane has displayed his scoring prowess, notching 280 goals in 435 appearances for the club. In the Premier League, he has scored an impressive 213 times in 320 games and is currently 48 goals away from surpassing Alan Shearer’s record as the highest scorer in Premier League history.

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