Mauricio Pochettino has provided updates on the injuries to Harry Kane and Moussa Sissoko following Tottenham’s 1-0 defeat to Manchester United at Wembley.
Despite creating enough second half chances to win the game, Spurs fell to their sixth loss of the Premier League season thanks to Marcus Rashford’s first half winner.
Sissoko was substituted with what looked like a groin injury just moments before Rashford score the only goal of the match.
And Kane limped off the pitch after the final whistle after twisting his ankle in one of the last actions of the contest as Tottenham pushed for a late equaliser.
After the game Pochettino suggested Sissoko won’t be out for long, but the update on Kane was slightly more concerning.
“I think Moussa is only a small thing but we will see, we need to assess Harry Kane,” Pochettino said (via Football London).
“At the end I think he suffered a big tackle and twist his ankle and now we need to assess him the next few days, hoping it is not a big issue.”
If Kane has suffered ligament damage, as he has in the past, his potential absence couldn’t have come at a worse time with Spurs set to be without Son Heung-Min for the next few matches.
Son has now left for the Asian Cup where he will compete for South Korea, meaning the only fit member of the squad who can play as a centre forward is Fernando Llorente – Pochettino also confirmed Vincent Janssen isn’t part of his plans.