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Spurs to miss talisman for Cup tie?


Filed: Monday, 23rd October 2017
By: Staff Writer


Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane is set to miss this week's Carabao Cup clash between Tottenham and West Ham.

The two clubs meet at Wembley on Wednesday night when the Hammers will be seeking to replicate their 2013 success at White Hart Lane in the same competition (then known as the Capital One Cup).

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And news of Kane's likely omission will come as a major boost to the Hammers, who are themselves sweating over the fitness of one or two key players ahead of the game.

"We have many games ahead - Wednesday, then Manchester United at the weekend and Real Madrid," Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino told the media. "We finish the weekend with Crystal Palace.

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"It's important to know that Harry played two games for the national team before Bournemouth. It's been a massive effort from him, but his performance in that way he's so professional.

"But he's not a machine and maybe Wednesday we'll give him a rest."





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