United have got wind that Kane is unsettled at Tottenham, particularly after a wretched season that will once again end without a trophy in sight.
And, by making their move, they’re hopeful it will spark the striker into pushing for a move away from north London.
United know Cavani can’t play every week given his age, with the South American entering the twilight years of his career.
And, in Kane, they may be about to sign the perfect upgrade.
It’s said the Glazers know they owe United fans after the recent European Super League debacle, especially with protests over their ownership ongoing.