August 21, 2019

I can be fit for Champions League final -Kane

May 9, 2019
Harry Kane hopes to be fit for Champions League final against Liverpool

Harry Kane is optimistic he will be fit to play in Tottenham Hotspur’s first-ever Champions League final against Liverpool on June 1.

The Spurs captain missed Wednesday’s incredible 3-2 win against Ajax with an ankle injury he sustained during the quarter-final tie against Manchester City last month.

But Kane was in Amsterdam with his team-mates and he was healthy enough to sprint across the pitch to celebrate on the full-time whistle.

“Rehab is going well,” said the England striker.

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“I started straight line running this week and I have to start training even harder to prove myself to the gaffer.”

Kane also revealed he went into the Spurs dressing room at half-time, when his team was trailing 2-0 on the night, 3-0 on aggregate and it looked nigh-on impossible for the North London club to progress.

“I’m a fan first and foremost and I know how much it means to the club,” added the 25-year-old.

“It was a disappointing first half and we let them play. I went into the dressing room at half-time and we knew it [the performance] wasn’t good enough. We said we had 45 minutes to give everything.

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“The lads dug deep and showed passion and that is all you can ask for. We had to wait to get the third in the last minute and we found a way. That’s what football is about and we have the final to come.”

The final will take place at Atletico Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano stadium.

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