Harry Kane injury: Tottenham’s options in striker’s absence

Harry Kane injury: Tottenham’s options in striker’s absence

The England worldwide will miss numerous crucial games for Spurs in the coming weeks.

'Following preliminary assessments, we can confirm that Harry Kane has damaged ligaments in his left ankle, sustained during Sunday's match, ' the statement read.

The club said the English forward "is expected to return to training in early March".

He received treatment after the full-time whistle before walking off the pitch clearly in severe discomfort.

Kane on Tuesday night tweeted: 'Injuries are part of the game but no one will be working harder to get back fit'.

Son, who has 12 goals in all competitions this season, has been in brilliant form this campaign for Mauricio Pochettino's side.

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Despite being under pressure to rope in replacements and maintain their push for a top four finish, Moreno feels that Tottenham must not pursue Malcom during the transfer window this month.

Spurs' defeat to United on Sunday was a significant blow to their title hopes with the club now in third place, nine points behind table-topping Liverpool.

He will also miss the first leg of the Champions League last 16 tie with Borussia Dortmund at Wembley on February 16.

Kane, who won the Golden Boot as the World Cup's leading marksman previous year, also scored the penalty victor against Chelsea in the League Cup semi-final first leg.

Kane is also set to be absent for Tottenham's Premier League clashes with Chelsea and Tottenham.

Son would have been the obvious solution to fill in for Kane but he is on worldwide duty, which means Dele Alli could even be used in a forward role, with Lucas Moura set to come back into the side after recovering from a knee injury. Given that schedule, Kane may have been rested for the FA Cup fourth-round match against Crystal Palace.