Harry Kane wants Bayern Munich to 'dominate' wounded Manchester United
Harry Kane says Bayern Munich need to use Manchester United's issues to their advantage as the England skipper looks to shoot down his long-term admirers in the Champions League.
Kane had long been linked with a switch to Old Trafford but last month moved to the German giants from boyhood club Tottenham.
He has hit the ground running with four goals in as many domestic games as attention turns to Wednesday’s Champions League opener.
United are the visitors and the England skipper, 30, maintains Bayern always felt like the right choice for his next club.
"To be honest, obviously over the summer I know there were some talks between a few clubs in the background," Kane said.
"But Bayern was a team I was really excited by so there wasn’t too many other discussions once they came in.
"My focus is on here. Obviously Manchester are a great club, a really big club as well, but I decided to come here and I’m really happy I have."
Kane joined Bayern in search of silverware that has evaded him for club and country – success that is almost guaranteed with the German behemoths.
Trophies have looked far from certain over the last decade at United, who head to Bavaria in a precarious state after a third defeat in four matches compounded their well-documented off-field issues.
Kane is wary of a potential backlash but acknowledged United have been going through a "bit of a tough spell recently" that they can capitalise on.
"I don’t know about the perfect time (to play them)," he said. "There can be a big response from teams going through a difficult spell but of course we need to use circumstances to our advantage, to go with big confidence at home in front of our fans.
"It is important to start the game on the front foot and really try and put the