Tottenham Hotspur fans in the transfer tavern will be choking on their pints as it has been revealed that beloved striker Harry Kane was once of bitter rivals Arsenal.
Many were already aware of Kane’s apparent allegiance to the Gunners when a photo emerged of him in a Arsenal at a tender age.
However it has now been revealed that Kane who scored 31 goals for Spurs last season was in fact on books at the North-London club for two years.
However before Spurs fans in the Transfer Tavern drop their peanuts in disgust Kane was released at the age of nine before been picked up by Tottenham after a season at Ridgeway Rovers.
The 22-year-old did reveal that he did enjoy his time at the Gunners but believes that his small stature was a part to play in his swift. Kane told the Daily Telegraph:
“It’s hard to tell at that age what the player is going to turn into, I was only small at that age. I was small for my age. I was a late developer. So, look, it is hard to call a player at such a young age.”
“After that I went to Spurs when I was 11. It wasn’t like it took off straight from then, I still had to work hard. There were highs and lows along the way. As I got older and older, I grew up a bit, caught up to the rest of the players my age and it went from there, really.”
So Tottenham fans, what do you think? Does Kane’s former past with the Gunners change your opinion of him? Comment below!