Tottenham’s title aspirations suffered a huge blow on Tuesday after star forward Harry Kane is ruled out until March due to an injury.
Kane is expected to miss at least ten games for Spurs after he damaged his ligaments on Sunday in the game against Manchester United at Wembley, the club confirmed.
“We can confirm that [Harry] Kane has damaged ligaments in his left ankle, sustained during Sunday’s match,” the club said via their official Social Media account.
The Englishman, who is Spurs’ top scorer this season in the PL with 14 goals, will miss his side’s matches against city rivals, Chelsea and Arsenal and both legs of the Champions League round of 16 tie against German outfit, Borussia Dortmund.
The 25-year-old is expected back early March the club has also confirmed.
“He will continue to be monitored by our medical staff as he commences rehabilitation and is expected to return to training in early in March,” it added.