Mauricio Pochettino hopes Harry Kane’s ankle harm shouldn’t be a “massive issue” after the striker was compelled off within the first half of Tottenham’s Four-1 win at Bournemouth.
England worldwide Kane will bear a scan on Monday having picked up the issue scoring a disallowed aim on the Vitality Stadium.
With England supervisor Gareth Southgate set to call his squad for the forthcoming worldwide friendlies in opposition to Holland and Italy earlier than Spurs face an essential FA Cup quarter-final at Swansea subsequent weekend, Kane might be a serious absentee for membership and nation.
Nonetheless, Spurs supervisor Pochettino insisted it was too early to know the severity of the difficulty, which was sustained on the identical ankle Kane has beforehand injured.
“We need to wait until tomorrow because we need to make a scan of his ankle,” replied Pochettino when requested in regards to the situation of the Premier League’s joint main goalscorer.
“In fact he suffered an harm that’s in the identical ankle that he suffered earlier than.
“However we hope that it is not an enormous concern.
“He felt that when he ran and twisted his ankle that it was inconceivable to remain on the pitch.
“Harry has an awesome character and is at all times constructive, pleased with the victory for the group, in fact disenchanted along with his drawback.
“But if you’re positive you start the recovery from injury from now.”
Kane’s worldwide team-mate Dele Alli additionally appeared to select up an harm on the south coast, struggling an issue along with his groin.
Talking about Alli, Pochettino added: “I do not consider that it is a massive concern.
“We need to, in the next week, manage him. But I don’t believe it will be a big issue.”
Tottenham climbed above Liverpool and into third within the Premier League on the again of their comeback victory as they battle for a top-four end.
A double from the spectacular Son Heung-min plus objectives from Alli and Serge Aurier stretched the north Londoners’ unbeaten league file to 12 matches after Junior Stanislas had given the hosts an early lead.