Madrid Legend Says They Should Pay 170 Million For Kane

Story By: Juan Mayes, Sub EditorJoseph GolderAgencyGolder’s News And Sport 

Real Madrid legend Hugo Sanchez has said he “would pay 200 million EUR” for “a number 9 like Harry Kane” because he is “among the best in the world today.”

Mexican legend Sanchez hinted at a move for Tottenham Hotspur striker Kane, 26, in an interview with Spanish sports newspaper ‘Marca’.

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When Sanchez was asked if Real Madrid club president Florentino Perez asked for his advice on who to sign to fill the striker position, the legendary forward said: “I am a firm believer that Real Madrid should have two squads and two very strong 9s, especially after Cristiano’s exit.

“There is nobody to cover for Benzema. So, to answer your question, I have been noticing Harry Kane for some time now.”

When told the transfer could cost ‘Los Blancos’ 150 million EUR (127.69 million GBP) Sanchez answered: “I would buy him even if it cost 200 million EUR (170.26 million GBP).

Picture Credit: Golders/Marca

“Cristiano was also very expensive at the time and look at the results he gave. Knowing Florentino and the magic he has, I am sure he could come up with something.”

Sanchez went on to explain: “Real Madrid need to have the best strikers in the world now not tomorrow and I think Kane is among the best in the world right now. If you spend 300 million EUR (255.39 million GBP) on six or seven other players but none guarantee a goal…

“That is why I would pay 200 million for a number 9 like Kane. Of course. Nothing guarantees more matches and more titles than a goal.”

Sanchez played at Real Madrid between the years 1985 and 1992, winning La Liga five consecutive years between the 1985/1986 and 1989/1990 seasons.

He is widely considered to be one of Real Madrid’s best-ever players scoring 208 goals in 283 appearances for the Spanish club giants.

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