Tottenham face an anxious wait to determine whether or not the ankle injury he sustained on Sunday will rule Harry Kane out for the rest of the season.
The 23-year-old picked up the problem after just seven minutes of the FA Cup tie with Millwall at White Hart Lane and was forced to limp off the pitch.
According to The Sun, he was later seen on crutches with his foot in a protective boot leading to further anxiety for Spurs fans hoping that it isn’t a serious injury.
The report goes on to add that the England international will now undergo further tests and scans on Monday to determine the full extent of the injury, with Mauricio Pochettino and Co. desperate for good news after he painted a not-too-positive picture after the game on Sunday.
“He twisted his ankle, now we wait assess tomorrow and see what has happened,” he is quoted as saying in the report. “But it looks a similar injury to the one he got against Sunderland.”
Kane has been in blistering form in recent weeks which has helped him take his tally up to 24 goals in 29 appearances in all competitions so far this season, and so without his goals, Tottenham would have to fear for their chances of qualifying for the Champions League with a top four finish.
If Pochettino is right and it’s a similar injury to the one Kane suffered against Sunderland which kept him out for two months, it could be a major blow for the north London giants.
Vincent Janssen was a relieved man on Sunday as he bagged his first Tottenham goal from open play since his move to White Hart Lane last summer, but whether or not he can now consistently deliver in the possible prolonged absence of Kane remains a huge concern for Spurs at this stage.