Tottenham trio Kane, Son and Bergwijn all back to full fitness
After suffering significant injuries earlier in the season, Jose Mourinho revealed Harry Kane and Son Heung-min have all made full recoveries.
Harry Kane, Son Heung-min and Steven Bergwijn will all be available to return to first team duties when the Premier League resumes after recovering from their long-term injuries, Tottenham manager José Mourinho has confirmed.
Spurs struggle without Kane and Son
Prior to the suspension of the Premier League because of the coronavirus pandemic, Spurs found themselves struggling with injuries to key personnel and that was beginning to manifest in poor results. The team were without a win in six games, with Kane and Son missing every match.
Kane ruptured a hamstring tendon at the start of January and subsequently missed the following 15 matches, while Son – who has undergone military service in his native South Korea during the pandemic – suffered a fractured arm in February and was absent for six games.
Both were expected to miss the majority of Spurs' run-in, drastically hurting their chances of securing a Champions League spot, but with the suspension coinciding with their respective recoveries, Mourinho expects them – and others – to be available should the Premier League resume as hoped next month.
Mourinho won't rush Spurs trio back
"I cannot say in this moment they are ready to play because one thing is to recover from an injury, and another is to be ready to play football," Mourinho told Sky Sports. "In Harry's case, I think for about five months he hasn't played, but all of them are not injured any more. They are training, and training is what it is at the moment, training has a lot of limitations. We cannot compete, we cannot do one versus one, we have to keep a certain distance, we cannot compete. Harry Kane, Son, Bergwijn, [Moussa] Sissoko, all of them are fine. I think with a couple of weeks of normal training, when the authorities tell us we can train normally, I think in a couple of weeks, the boys will be ready to play. Of course, not in the maximum of their potential, I think nobody can do that in this moment. For us, of course, it is a great feeling, because we finished the period with that defeat at [RB] Leipzig, where we were really, really in trouble to have 11 players, including attacking players, and in this moment [Erik] Lamela, Son, Dele [Alli], Harry Kane, Bergwijn, everybody is fit now."
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