Mourinho slams Liverpool star for causing double injury to Harry Kane

Mourinho slams Liverpool star for causing double injury to Harry Kane

- Jose Mourinho has blamed Liverpool's Thiago for Harry Kane's ankle injuries

- The 27-year-old was substituted after not being able to continue the game

- Tottenham suffered a 3-1 loss to Liverpool and has dented their Premier League chances

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Jose Mourinho has vented his frustrations at Thiago's challenge on Harry Kane during Tottenham's loss to Liverpool, Mirror.

The England striker will be out for a few weeks and it will come as a huge blow to Spurs' title challenge this season.

Thiago delivered a bad tackle to Kane after the referee ignored a call from the Spaniard who tried to dribble past Pierre-Emile Hoejbjerg.

Mourinho slams Liverpool star for causing double injury to Harry Kane
Mourinho slams Thiago for causing double injury to Harry Kane during Premier League clash. Photo by Nick Potts
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The former Bayern Munich star was shown a yellow card for his offense after sliding in on Kane's right ankle.

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Kane managed to play with the discomfort but later injured his left-ankle before he was substituted for Erik Lamela at half-time.

This has brought a huge loss to Spurs as Mourinho gave an update on the 27-year-old's injury after the match.

He was quoted by Mirror:

"Two ankles, the first was a bad tackle, it was Thiago, the second one I didn't know well.
"But two injuries in both ankles, the second one worst than the first one - a few weeks, I don't know. There are some players you can't replace.
“For Harry to leave a game when he wants to play with the team losing, for Harry to come out means it is not a nothing injury.
“For how long I can’t tell you. I don’t know, we will have to wait and see.”

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Liverpool bounced back from a five-game winless streak to defeat Tottenham by 3-1 in a tough Premier League fixture.

Roberto Firmino, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Sadio Mane got their names on the scoresheet while Pierre-Emile Hoejbjerg scored the only goal.

It was an incredible start of the game as Mane's one-two with Mohamed Salah saw him clear but could not hit the target in the opening minute of the game.

Source: Legit Nigeria

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