Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho faces problem despite Harry Kane Premier League return

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho will be without back-up options for Harry Kane once the Premier League restarts. According to BBC Sport, striker Troy Parrott has undergone surgery to have his appendix removed and that leaves Mourinho with even fewer centre-forward options until late June when the youngster returns to training.

Spurs star striker Kane is set to return to action after being sidelined since January with a hamstring injury that seemed like it may have put an end to his season.

However, the Premier League’s suspension seems to have worked to his favour as he managed to regain fitness during lockdown and is now available to help in Tottenham’s top-four plight.

However, Mourinho will be without any back-up options as Parrott, who has received opportunities this season with four senior appearances under his name, won’t be available in time once the Premier League restarts on June 17.

Son Heung-min and Lucas Moura could fill in if Kane is once more unable to lead the line but both of them prefer to play on the wing.

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But the England international has declared himself to be “fully fit”, even though it will take a while to get through his paces in training as he has been out for almost six months.

The 26-year-old was in great shape before getting injured as he scored a whopping 17 goals in 25 appearances across all competitions.

Kane said recently: “It has been a funny few months or so having to adapt to the situation, it is great to be back out with the lads, just to feel that team building and get back and competing a little bit more.


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“From the hamstring point of view it is great to be able to give it a bit more rest. I have not played a game for six months now, it has been a long, long time.

“From an injury point of view I’m normal, I’m fully fit. It will take a while to get back to the team training and feeling that again because I haven’t done that for six months or so. I am feeling good, I am feeling sharp.

“It has been good to do some individual training, a bit of finishing, a lot of individual drills to work on my game and improve.

“I am at a stage where I am looking forward to getting some games and hopefully I’ll be back playing before too long.


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“It is a good shock to the system. It has been very intense.

“I have picked up a few injuries here and there, sometimes people think injuries is the time to rest but it is almost when you’re injured you work harder than before you were injured.

“It is the first time that I have been able to take my time, re-focus and work on some individual stuff. I have really enjoyed it.

“Hopefully I’ll be back in a better place before I was injured and look forward to a busy year.”

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