Harry Kane starts in Tottenham Hotspur’s Premier League clash with West Bromwich Albion, having made significant progress with his ankle injury.
Harry Kane Makes a Return Against West Bromwich Albion
Tottenham Struggled With Harry Kane Absent
Harry Kane’s injury has coincided with another dip in form for Spurs, and it now seems bizarre that the North London club led the way just two months ago.
The England international suffered an ankle injury in Tottenham’s 3-1 loss to Liverpool in late January, with his side going on to lose the two matches since being ruled out, with defeats against Brighton & Hove Albion and Chelsea without scoring a goal.
But, it is no real surprise that Spurs are having difficulties in his absence, with Kane netting 12 goals and assisting a further 11 in 19 Premier League games this season. The forward has become as integral as a provider this season as he has scoring goals, and with the Englishman contributing more goals than any other Premier League player this campaign, he has become as important as ever.
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With Kane out of the side, it has certainly highlighted Tottenham’s recent inability to create goal-scoring opportunities, and once again, that comes as no surprise, with both Dele Alli and Giovani Lo Celso still side-lined too.
In fact, their newfound struggle to create chances saw the club show late interest in former player Christian Eriksen in the January transfer window, but that failed to materialise into a done deal.
The onus has since been put on Heung min-Son, who has 12 goals and six assists to his name this season, but the South Korean international has found it difficult to star in a relatively makeshift forward line.
The importance of Kane has never been higher for Spurs, and his presence will certainly boost Jose Mourinho’s side against West Brom.
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