Harry Kane might be sidelined for 2 months after scans confirmed ankle ligament harm, and the Tottenham striker seems set to miss each legs of the Champions League last-16 showdown with Borussia Dortmund.
The 25-year-old was injured by a sort out from Phil Jones on the finish of Sunday’s 1-Zero residence defeat to Manchester United and limped off gingerly.
Kane had to wait till Tuesday for a scan because the swelling went down on his ankle, however Spurs’ fears have now been confirmed.
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A membership assertion learn: “Following preliminary assessments, we are able to verify that Harry Kane has broken ligaments in his left ankle, sustained throughout Sunday’s match.
“He’ll proceed to be monitored by our medical employees as he commences rehabilitation and is predicted to return to training in early March.”
Kane will miss the second leg of the Carabao Cup semifinal towards Chelsea, as Spurs journey to Stamford Bridge subsequent Thursday with a 1-Zero combination lead.
He additionally seems doubtless to miss each legs of the north Londoners’ Champions League duel with Dortmund, given the second leg in Germany takes place on March 5.
In the meantime, Tottenham have six Premier League fixtures scheduled earlier than the beginning of March as they bid to maintain their place in the highest 4, together with one other journey to Chelsea on Feb. 27, whereas the north London derby towards Arsenal at Wembley comes on the very begin of March.
With Son Heung-Min now away on the Asian Cup, and the ultimate of that competitors going down on Feb. 1, the damage has come at a nasty time for Spurs.
Certainly, supervisor Mauricio Pochettino admitted on Sunday that it could be a “large” blow to be with out each gamers.