- Tottenham handed boost with suggestion Harry Kane will face Swansea
- In-form striker had been a doubt due to illness
- Presence will be crucial with Spurs having three games this week in hectic schedule
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Ahead of their meeting with Swansea City on Tuesday, Tottenham appear to have received a major fitness boost from boss Mauricio Pochettino.
Harry Kane has been an absolutely fundamental part of their success in recent seasons, and the 24-year-old has continued his staggering rate of scoring with 24 goals in 24 appearances in all competitions so far this year.
In turn, losing him for any period of time would be damaging to the team as they would miss his threat up front and overall influence on their game, and that was a concern heading into the New Year schedule.
As per the Metro, the England international had been a doubt to face Swansea on Tuesday and West Ham United later in the week while that’s swiftly followed by an FA Cup meeting with AFC Wimbledon on Sunday too as the fixtures come thick and fast to start 2018.
However, as seen below, Pochettino has dropped a significant hint that he doesn’t envisage Kane being absent as he’s suggested that Toby Alderweireld will be the only absentee this week.
Given Kane has plundered in back-to-back hat-tricks in his last two Premier League appearances, the last thing that either the player himself or Spurs would want is for his momentum to be broken by injury or otherwise.
In turn, he’ll naturally be desperate to get out on the pitch and continue his fine form, and Tottenham will hope he continues to fire them towards their objectives this season, which likely include a top-four finish and a trophy.
“Now, of course, there’s a lot of competition in the squad because now it’s only Toby [Alderweireld] who is still out,” Pochettino noted in the video below, as he hopes Kane will be passed fit to play to continue his exceptional scoring streak.
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— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) December 31, 2017