on April 10, 2019
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino offered an change on Harry Kane after the striker limped off with an ankle injury right by the 1-0 Champions League opt over Manchester Metropolis on Tuesday night.
Kane over again lead the road up entrance for Spurs right by their quarter-last first leg on the Original Tottenham Hotspur Stadium nonetheless the hitman went down clutching his ankle following a sturdy venture on Fabian Delph.
The Tottenham talisman turned into once on the unfavorable finish of some tough therapy from the Metropolis avid gamers right by the game nonetheless Kane came off worse after going in hard on Delph in the fifty fifth minute.
After receiving therapy from the Tottenham clinical crew, Kane turned into once helped off the pitch and headed straight down the tunnel after being modified by Lucas Moura and he turned into once seen leaving the stadium on crutches with a protective boot on his left leg.
Pochettino offered an change on the striker after the game and the Spurs boss admitted they’re fearing Kane has suffered another ankle ligament injury which could well rule him out for the remainder of the season.
Pochettino is quoted as announcing by theGuardian:
“I am skittish he’ll mosey over the leisure of the season. We hope it’s no longer a massive assert and he can recuperate as soon as that you just’ll want to well well also take into consideration nonetheless it doesn’t uncover valid. As soon as you happen to look the fling, it presentations he crooked his ankle and in all likelihood damaged the ligaments again. We can compare in the following couple of days. It is so painful nonetheless what can we attain?”
Kane is anticipated to endure a scan to settle the elephantine extent of the injury once the swelling goes down nonetheless Pochettino is clearly fearing the worst and it could well be a huge blow for Tottenham if their well-known particular person man turned into once ruled out for the leisure of the promoting campaign.
Spurs are in a fierce battle with Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea to procure in the waste four of the Premier League this season whereas they possess assign themselves in a sturdy space to progress to the semi-finals of the Champions League.
No topic losing Kane last night, Tottenham went on to stable a first leg advantage with Hueng-min Son scoring the winner in the 78th minute to present Spurs a 1-0 lead heading into subsequent week’s second leg on the Etihad.
We’ll have to wait and look how severe Kane’s injury is once the scan results come support nonetheless if the worst fears are confirmed, it could well be the fifth time he’s suffered ankle ligament injury in three seasons.
Essentially the most most up-to-date venture came support in January when Kane damaged his left ankle in opposition to Manchester United and it lead to a six-week lay off. The 25-year-outdated-long-established afflict the same ankle last night so Kane’s season would doubtless be over if ligament injury is confirmed.