Walker flattered by using £60m flow to man metropolis communicate

Tottenham Hotspur’s Kyle Walker has admitted he's flattered with the aid of talk of a huge-money move to Manchester metropolis this summer season however instructed The nighttime trendy he is only focused on England’s upcoming fits.

Walker has been linked with a flow to the Etihad Stadium and Spurs reportedly value the proper-returned at around £60 million — which could make him the maximum highly-priced Englishman in history.
And the former Sheffield United defender, who is making ready for Saturday’s world Cup qualifier in Scotland, said: “thinking about in which i've come from in Sheffield, it [the price tag] is very flattering. however it’s speculation and that i’m right here as an England participant now. that is the maximum vital thing.

“it's far very smooth to cognizance on England [and not be distracted by the transfer talk]. It’s a pleasure to play for England and i’m completely targeting that. It’s a large recreation on Saturday and we need the 3 points.”

Walker faces opposition for his Tottenham and England location from Kieran Trippier, who began beforehand of him within the FA Cup semifinal and the house matches against Arsenal and Manchester United ultimate month.

And Walker has admitted he can no longer recollect himself first choose for membership or u . s ., saying: “Kieran and i have driven each other to the ranges we're at now. I wouldn’t say I’m the primary-preference proper again, he continues me on my toes. Whoever receives the nod, we have informed each different privately that we want every other well.

“we are buddies, now not opponents. i've been with him in the England underneath-19 squad and we have bounced off every other considering then. We each supply each different praise and if there's any advice i'm able to supply him or vice versa, we do. That’s what has made us better players.”

in the meantime, Harry Kane has insisted that Spurs did now not choke in ultimate season’s title race after blowing the threat to transport to inside a point of eventual champions Chelsea with a 1-0 defeat at West Ham on might also 5.

“prevailing 12 out of thirteen video games to complete the season I don’t think is virtually choking,” Kane informed the The evening wellknown, before pronouncing that he hope to take his membership form into the imminent internationals.

“My self belief has in all likelihood by no means been better,” he stated. “It isn't always often you score seven desires in  video games to complete a season and to say the Golden Boot as well … as a striker, it became a wonderful second for me.

“i am very proud to keep that and to finish the season robust — I felt inside the couple of seasons earlier than that I didn’t do it as properly so it turned into properly to complete in that way.

“As a striker, you already know you're continually below scrutiny like that and those are constantly going to appearance to you for dreams whether or not it's miles club or u . s . a ..”

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