Jose Mourinho stated he ‘hopes’ Harry Kane might be match for this weekend’s crunch north London derby in opposition to Arsenal after the striker’s newest harm scare.
Kane was the hero for Tottenham but once more, scoring each targets in a 2-Zero victory over Dinamo Zagreb within the Europa League last-16 first leg.
It was a near-perfect show from Spurs, who left the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium with no away targets conceded, however they’ll hope their talisman is strolling away equally unscathed.
Forward of Sunday’s enormous derby conflict with Arsenal, Kane was substituted and cameras confirmed ice being utilized to his knee.
Supervisor Mourinho recommended it is just a minor problem which shouldn’t maintain him out of the Arsenal conflict, however fingers are nonetheless crossed over his health.
“I hope so, I imagine so,” Mourinho stated when requested if Kane will get better.
“It’s a massive match, solely massive issues cease him to be there. Let’s see the response tomorrow, however I’m positive he might be tremendous.”
Spurs followers will hope it is just precautionary and the striker was seen strolling round on the full-time whistle with out the ice pack, seemingly untroubled by any harm.
Reacting to Kane’s double on talkSPORT, former Aston Villa striker Gabby Agbonlahor backed Kane to be the difference-maker on Sunday if he’s match.
“The large distinction goes to be Harry Kane,” Agbonlahor stated.
“His ending is ridiculous and his starvation to attain targets is above anybody on each groups.”
It was a routine evening for Spurs, who had been far superior to their Croatian opponents and seem to have one foot within the quarter-finals already.
Kane began and completed a free-flowing transfer which noticed Erik Lamela’s shot bounce off the submit and straight into his path early on.
And a few intelligent work helped Kane double the lead within the second-half following an error from Dinamo.