English Premiership

Spurs star Kane out until March with ankle injury

Harry Kane (Getty Images)
Harry Kane (Getty Images)

London - Tottenham striker Harry Kane will be sidelined until March after suffering ankle ligament damage in Sunday's defeat against Manchester United.

Kane sustained the injury to his left ankle in the closing moments of the 1-0 loss at Wembley and scans have now confirmed the extent of the problem.

It is the third successive season the England captain has missed games due to an ankle injury.

"Following preliminary assessments, we can confirm that Harry Kane has damaged ligaments in his left ankle, sustained during Sunday's match against Manchester United," a statement on Tottenham's website said.

"The striker will continue to be monitored by our medical staff as he commences rehabilitation and is expected to return to training in early March."

We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For only R75 per month, you have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today.
Subscribe to News24
Fixtures
Wed 20 Jan 21 22:15 PM (SAST)
Fulham
Manchester United
Craven Cottage
Thu 21 Jan 21 22:00 PM (SAST)
Liverpool
Burnley
Anfield
Sat 23 Jan 21 22:00 PM (SAST)
Aston Villa
Newcastle United
Villa Park
Results
Wed 20 Jan 21
Manchester City 2
Aston Villa 0
Wed 20 Jan 21
Leeds United 0
Southampton 0
Tue 19 Jan 21
Leicester City 2
Chelsea 0
Logs
Team
P
W
PTS
1. Manchester City
18
11
38
2. Leicester City
19
12
38
3. Manchester United
18
11
37
4. Liverpool
18
9
34