- Nuno Espirito Santo could be without Harry Kane for his side's Europa Conference League playoffs against FC Pacos de Ferreira
- The striker is not backing down on his crusade to leave the North London club despite having a deal with them until 2024
- Tottenham are preparing to participate in the third tier UEFA competition after failing to finish in the Europa League spot last season
Want-away striker Harry Kane was not part of the Tottenham Hotspur squad that travelled to Portugal for their first Europa Conference League playoffs against FC Pacos de Ferreira on Thursday, August 19.
The England striker recently rejoined the North Londoners after spending more than enough time during his summer break.
Kane has been linked with a move to Manchester City this summer but the Spurs board are frustrating his exit plans with the huge price tag they placed on him.
Premier League record signing reveals Chelsea legend John Terry encouraged him to join Champions League club
He is however trying hard to force a move away from his current club despite having a deal with them until the summer of 2024.
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Nuno Espirito Santo will now be forced to line up without his most prolific striker for the second time this season having missed out on his side's 1-0 win over City last weekend.
Meanwhile, reports claim that the Euro 2020 runner up is expected to be reintegrated into the squad for the Europa Conference League.
And while the manager named him in his 25-man group, the forward was not taken to Portugal on Wednesday, further casting doubts on his future at the Premier League club.
Should Harry Kane be treated the way Paul Pogba is?
Legit.ng earlier reported that Ex-Manchester City defender Micah Richards believes Harry Kane must be given the same treatment as Paul Pogba after the England striker decided not to rejoin his Tottenham teammates.
Spurs got their 2021-22 campaign off to a flying start under new boss Nuno Santos Espirito as Heung-min Son fired them to a 1-0 win over Premier League champions last weekend.
His absence has however continued to question the forward's professionalism despite having a deal with the North Londoners until the summer of 2024.