Harry Kane injured as Tottenham Hotspur win at Bournemouth

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Mauricio Pochettino has revealed that he is anxiously awaiting an update on Harry Kane after he twisted his ankle during Tottenham's 4-1 win over Bournemouth on Monday.

Kane is facing a spell on the sidelines after turning his ankle in a first-half collision with Asmir Begovic, as his goal was ruled out for offside with Spurs trailing 1-0 to Junior Stanislas' precise opener.

The former England striker said on BBC Radio 5 live: "Pochettino doesn't seem to be a manager who's in a hurry to get away from Spurs".

"We hope it's not a massive issue for him and hope he is available for the team as soon as possible".

The result marks a return to winning ways for Tottenham after their Champions League exit to Juventus in midweek and moves them ahead of Liverpool into third, four points behind Manchester United.

A goal down and Harry Kane injured, Tottenham's campaign for a third consecutive Premier League top-four finish looked to be taking a serious hit.

And the Spurs manager said: "We played fantastic football".

"After Wednesday, it was a massive challenge, the opponent is waiting for you, but the team showed great personality and character, and we fully deserved the victory". "But for me it's so important the squad, because with a greater squad, with everyone fighting for the same objective, you can achieve all that you want".

Tottenham travel to Swansea for an FA Cup quarter-final next Saturday, but their next Premier League game is not until April 1 when they face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. "We are just thinking about Champions League [places]".

Alli equalized with a composed volley at the back post shortly after Kane went off, but it was Son who won the match.

"Only fatigue, they're okay, I think in the week they're going to recover", stated Pochettino to Radio 5 Live.

Tottenham failed to take note of that warning as within three minutes Stanislas had made amends for his miss with a well-taken strike past Lloris from an Adam Smith cross that gave the Cherries the lead.

"I'm so happy for them, because we needed this, and so happy for the fans".

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