Injured Kane out of Tottenham’s match at Man United

October 27, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Harry Kane will miss Tottenham’s match against Manchester United in the Premier League on Saturday because of a hamstring injury.

Tottenham says the striker underwent assessment this week that showed “a minor strain to the left hamstring.”

Tottenham coach Mauricio Pochettino says it is a “small” injury but that Kane would not be risked against United.

Pochettino says “there is no sense in taking that risk and making the problem bigger.”

Second-place United and third-place Tottenham both have 20 points, five behind Manchester City after nine games.

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