MX23RW : Wednesday, January 22 19:15:30| >> :600:782618:782618:

Mourinho suggests Harry Kane could miss Euro 2020

Mourinho suggests Harry Kane could miss Euro 2020
© Reuters
The England captain is recovering after undergoing surgery on a hamstring problem.

Tottenham head coach Jose Mourinho has raised the possibility that Harry Kane could be out until next season and miss Euro 2020.

Kane underwent surgery on a hamstring injury on Saturday after suffering a ruptured tendon at Southampton on New Year's Day and Spurs have said they expect him to be back in training some time in April.

Mourinho has been asked repeatably when exactly the England captain might return, but has not been able to be more specific.

He was again questioned ahead of Spurs' FA Cup replay with Middlesbrough on Tuesday and his throwaway answer suggested there could be some doubt over Kane's participation at the European Championships this summer.

"News on Harry we don't have and if you ask me every time we come here the answer will be the same," Mourinho said.

"We expect him to be out until, I don't know, mid-April, end of April, May, next season I don't know.

"I have no updates to give on Harry."

Harry Kane scored 12 goals in Euro 2020 qualifying
Harry Kane scored 12 goals in Euro 2020 qualifying (Steven Paston/PA).

Kane tweeted from his hospital bed that his operation had been a success and that he was keen to get on with his recovery.

The striker has a history of recovering quickly from injuries, but Mourinho's comments will concern England boss Gareth Southgate ahead of a summer tournament where his side play their three group games at Wembley.

Kane was the leading scorer in Euro 2020 qualifying with 12 goals.

The Three Lions play their first game of the tournament against Croatia on June 14.

body check tags ::

Click here for more stories about Harry Kane

Click here for more stories about Tottenham Hotspur

Share this article now:
New Instagram promo
Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane celebrates scoring their first goal on December 7, 2019
Read Next:
A look back at Harry Kane's previous injuries
>
Sports Mole Logo
Enter your email address to subscribe to Sports Mole's free daily transfer newsletter! Sent twice a day during the transfer window.

rhs 2.0
Premier League
Championship
Coppa Italia
Australian Open Second Round
12am
Bedene
Gulbis
12am
Sugita
Rublev
12am
Basilashvili
Verdasco
12am
Collins
Putintseva
12am
Mertens
Watson
12am
Swiatek
Suarez Navarro
12am
Pavlyuchenkova
Townsend
12am
Vekic
Cornet
12am
Bellis
Muchova
12am
Diyas
Blinkova
12am
Bencic
Ostapenko
12am
Muguruza
Tomljanovic
2am
Monfils
Karlovic
2am
Medvedev
Martinez
2am
Sorribes Tormo
Kontaveit
2am
Rodionova
Bertens
2am
Siegemund
Pliskova
3am
Gerasimov
Zverev
3.30am
Fritz
Anderson
4am
Munar
Popyrin
4am
Goffin
Herbert
4am
Bolt
Thiem
4.30am
Hon
Kerber
5am
Kuznetsova
Giorgi
5.45am
Kyrgios
Simon
6am
Isner
Tabilo
6am
Gojowczyk
Carreno Busta
7am
Ymer
Khachanov
8am
Seppi
Wawrinka
8am
Dart
Halep
10am
Nadal
Delbonis
10.30am
Svitolina
Davis
Coupe de la Ligue
Copa del Rey
Scottish Premiership
Greek Superleague
Copa Libertadores
AFC Champions League
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool22211052143864
2Manchester CityMan City24163565273851
3Leicester CityLeicester23143648232545
4Chelsea2412484132940
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd239773627934
6Wolverhampton WanderersWolves2381053430434
7Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd248972523233
8Tottenham HotspurSpurs238783631531
9Southampton2494113142-1131
10Arsenal2461263234-230
11Crystal Palace247982228-630
12Everton2486102835-730
13Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2486102436-1230
14Burnley2383122638-1227
15Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2467112734-725
16Aston Villa2474133145-1425
17West Ham UnitedWest Ham2265112634-823
18Bournemouth2465132337-1423
19Watford2458112136-1523
20Norwich CityNorwich2345142345-2217

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!