Tottenham Hotspur head coach Jose Mourinho has revealed that he does not expect Harry Kane to return to first team action until May.
The England captain suffered a rupture to the tendon in his left hamstring during the 1-0 defeat at Southampton on New Year’s Day.
Kane has since undergone surgery to repair the injury with the club claiming in early January that they do not expect him to return to training until April (Spurs official).
Mourinho was asked for an update on the fitness of the 26-year-old during the pre-Southampton press conference on Tuesday afternoon.
The Portuguese believes that Kane could return for the Premier League visit of Leicester City to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on May 9th.
Should Kane return to face the Foxes, it would mean he would also be available final Premier League match of the campaign against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on May 17 along with a potential FA Cup or Champions League final appearance.
He told Football London: “The Leicester match [on May 9]. Maybe we need that match for something. To be fourth, to be fifth, to be sixth.
“Maybe we need that match for something and maybe he can help us in this match. I hope.
“Yes. I think [that’s the best case scenario at the moment].”
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