Tottenham striker, Harry Kane out of Manchester United game

Harry Kane will be out of action till March
Harry Kane suffered injuries both ankles in the loss to Liverpool
Harry Kane ruled out of Manchester United’s game on Saturday

Tottenham striker Harry Kane has been ruled out of his side’s trip to Manchester United on Saturday with a hamstring injury.

Kane scored twice as Spurs beat Liverpool 4-1 on Sunday, before being substituted in the 88th minute.

The 24-year-old is the leading Premier League scorer this season with eight goals.

“The doctor and medical staff made the decision to not take the risk,” said Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino.

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“There is no sense in taking that risk and making the problem bigger.”

A tweet from Spurs said the injury was “a minor strain to the left hamstring”.

Kane has scored 13 goals in 12 appearances in all competitions for Tottenham this season – who sit third in the Premier League table.

Manchester United are second in the table, level on points with third-placed Spurs.

Kane has been in fine form since the start of the season.

After not finding the back of the net in Tottenham’s first three games, Kane scored a brace in three of his next four appearances for the club across all competitions.

His opening goal against Everton on 9 September was his 100th overall for the club, coming in his 169th appearance.

On 26 September, Kane scored his first UEFA Champions League hat-trick in a 3–0 group stage win against Cypriot champions APOEL.

He was awarded Premier League Player of the Month for the fifth time, and named September 2017 – in which he scored 13 goals in 10 club and international games – as the best month of his career.