Kane to board flight to Madrid; Poch speaks on decision regarding his involvement

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According to a report in The Daily Mail, Harry Kane will fly to Madrid along with his Spurs teammates on Wednesday as he hopes to secure a starting spot for the all-important Champions League final.

The England captain has been out of action since picking up his second ankle injury of the season in the 1st leg of the quarter-final clash against Manchester City.

However, thanks to the three-week break between the end of the Premier League and the final, the striker has had time to recover and has started training with the rest of the squad.

Former Spurs midfielder Jermaine Jenas has said that he believes Kane should start from the bench and come on for the final thirty minutes when he will find more space (Daily Mail).

 

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has also spoken about the decision he has to make on whether to start with Kane or leave him on the bench. He insisted that his decision will be proven right or wrong by Tottenham’s result on the day.

Speaking to The Guardian, the Spurs manager as saying, “Whether to start him (Kane) is a point we’re thinking about a lot. It is a decision that, one way or the other, will be judged after the game.

“If we win: fantastic decision. If we lose: s*** decision and you are going to kill me.”

Spurs Web Opinion

Even if Kane is at 75%-80%, he is one of the best strikers in the world, and given that the final is likely going to be decided based on moments of individual quality, it is vital that Kane is on the pitch for as much time as possible as he can score a goal out of nothing.

Thus, starting with Kane and bringing on one of Moura or Son in the final thirty minutes when the opposition has tired legs, would be the way to go.

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