According to the Spanish newspaper Diario Gol, Tottenham star Harry Kane is asking Real Madrid’ chairman Florentino Perez to double his salary if wants him to move to Santiago Bernabeu.
Despite having qualified for the knockout stage in the Champions League, Los Blancos have had a disappointing first half of the season, as they are currently occupying 4th place in Primera -14 points behind Barcelona.
Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema have often been sidelined due to injuries, and club chief Florentina Perez would like to bring some fire-power to Cristiano Ronaldo and Marco Asensio. Real Madrid’s president has identified English international as the ideal candidate to take the no. 9 jersey.
On the other hand, Mauricio Pochettino is giving his best efforts to keep the 24-year-old striker at White Hart Lane, and is ready to offer him a significant wage raise to make him stay.
Kane’ current weekly salary is £120,000, which is not enough for a player of his caliber, given the earnings of some other players in the Premier League. An exciting January transfer market is ahead of us.