Tottenham sweat over Kane’s injury

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane was stretchered off with an ankle injury in his side’s 1-0 win over Sunderland on Sunday. 

Kane scored the only goal of the match in the 59th minute, but just three minutes from the end of the game, disaster struck as the 22-year-old suffered an injury and had to be stretchered off.

To make things worse, Kane left White Hart Lane wearing a protective boot and on crutches, indicating that his injury could be serious.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino later confirmed that Kane would undergo tests on Monday to determine the severity of his injury.

“Kane to be assessed tomorrow. He twisted his ankle and felt pain,” Pochettino said. “It’s difficult to assess and give an opinion. Only we have to wait, to see tomorrow.

“I’m sure there may be a problem with his ligaments but it’s difficult to assess today. We need to wait.”

Should the striker be sidelined for a lengthy period of time, it would be a big blow for the Londoners as they have a busy schedule. They face Middlesbrough in the Premier League next weekend before taking on CSKA Moscow in the Champions League on September 27.

Kane was not the only injury worry, as Eric Dier and Mousa Dembele sustained hamstring injuries, but Pochettino is confident that the duo will be back in action soon.

“Dier and Dembele only felt cramps in the hamstring — nothing big,” he said.

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