Harry Kane: Tottenham and England striker out until April with ligament damage

Heung-Min Son of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates after scoring his sides third goal during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Tottenham Hotspur at Vitality Stadium on March

Heung-Min Son of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates after scoring his sides third goal during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Tottenham Hotspur at Vitality Stadium on March

SPURS say striker Harry Kane is set to return to training next month after assessing his ankle injury.

The England forward suffered the problem during Sunday's 4-1 Premier League win at Bournemouth.

Harry Kane is out until May and faces a desperate battle to be fully fit for the World Cup.

After the game, manager Mauricio Pochettino admitted he was "concerned" by the issue, sparking fears that Kane's club season could be over, while his participation in England's World Cup campaign in Russian Federation was also thrown into doubt.

The Mirror believe the Premier League's leading goalscorer will now be absent for the majority of Spurs' final games this season, including vital domestic matches against Chelsea and Manchester City.


However, other reports said it has not yet been possible to discover how long Kane will be out because he hasn't had a complete scan due to swelling around the joint.

Both Southgate and Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino will be praying Kane's recovery is more in line with when he hurt his ankle for the second time, against Millwall past year, but recovered much faster than expected.

He also sits out England's two friendlies this month against Holland and Italy, with manager Gareth Southgate names his squad for that double-header on Thursday.

Those problems were of differing severity, however, with the first one keeping him out of 10 games, though he was able to return within a month of the second incident.

Mauricio Pochettino's side travel to Swansea for an FA Cup quarter-final on Saturday before...

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