Mauricio Pochettino confirms Harry Kane suffered ligament damage to his right ankle

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Harry Kane, who netted the winner in Tottenham’s 1-0 Premier League victory over Sunderland had to be carried from the field on a stretcher after turning his ankle in a challenge with Papy Djilobodji late in the game at White Hart Lane.

“He [Kane] has injured his ankle ligaments,” Pochettino confirmed on Tuesday, amid reports the forward could face up to two months out.

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“We will continue to assess him every day but don’t want to put a timeframe on it.”

Pochettino also lost Eric Dier and Mousa Dembele to apparent hamstring problems against Sunderland, although the Argentine later revealed the midfield duo were suffering from cramp.