Tottenham dealt major injury blow as Harry Kane limps out of Champions League clash with Manchester City after damaging left ankle during challenge on Fabian Delph
- Harry Kane limped off during Tottenham’s game against Manchester City
- The Spurs striker turned his left ankle while battling with Fabian Delph
- Kane looked in pain as he was treated on the pitch before being subbed off
- He sustained ligament damage in same ankle in January and missed six weeks
Harry Kane looks set for another lengthy spell on the sidelines after injuring his left ankle in Tuesday night’s Champions League clash with Manchester City.
The Tottenham striker turned his ankle when tackling City defender Fabian Delph in the second half of the quarter-final first leg in London.
Kane looked in pain as he was treated on the pitch before limping down the tunnel.
Tottenham’s No 10 Harry Kane turns his left ankle while battling with Fabian Delph
Manchester City left back Delph shouts at Kane as the Spurs striker sits injured on the turf
It is the same ankle which Kane injured earlier this season.
The England captain sustained ligament damage during a 1-0 defeat by Manchester United in January and subsequently missed six weeks and seven matches.
If he is ruled out for a similar period again, he is unlikely to play again for Spurs this season.
Kane looks in pain as he is assessed by the Tottenham medical staff of the touchline
Mauricio Pochettino also appeared to be annoyed with Delph – then Tottenham manager gesturing towards him after Kane was injured.
Pochettino didn’t calm down until a while after the incident with the Tottenham boss seemingly expecting punishment for Delph.
Spurs fans watch on concerned as Kane limps off the pitch and heads down the tunnel