Date: 4th December 2020 at 6:35pm
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Former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Jamie Redknapp has discussed English striker Harry Kane and his recent injury issue, as well as Son Heung-min.

Earlier this week, it was reported that the frontman was a doubt for this weekend’s north London derby after he missed training through injury (per Sky Sports).

When speaking on the issue, Spurs’ manager Jose Mourinho ‘refused to reveal the nature of Kane’s injury‘.

However, in the build-up to the clash at The Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday, Mourinho revealed that he was ‘confident’ that Kane would be available (per

During a recent episode of The Sky Sports Football Podcast, Redknapp discussed the injury concern surrounding the 27-year-old frontman. (7:52)

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He said: “It’s not just a blow to this game [Spurs vs Arsenal] because I think that’s what’s affected them [in] the last few years, is Harry Kane obviously with his hamstring injuries, he had to have an operation last year, and [Heng-min] Son.

“If they were to lose one of them, then, of course, [it] would be incredibly difficult for them to win the title.

“If they maintain their fitness and Harry Kane keeps the form up, not just now, he’s always been a great player since he burst on the scene at Tottenham.

“I think that that team is extremely dangerous as long as those two players are fit and able to play because otherwise, playing that way without having those two would become incredibly difficult.

“They’re the icing on the cake, if you like.”

TIF Thoughts on what Jamie Redknapp said about Harry Kane…

As can be seen in what the pundit had to say, he believes that it would be “incredibly difficult” for Spurs if Kane spent a period of time sidelined, which he also believed about Son.

Is Harry Kane Tottenham's best player?

Yes, without a doubt

Yes, without a doubt

No, not quite the best

No, not quite the best

This season, the English striker has been Tottenham’s best-performing player with a stellar 8.08/10 average rating in the Premier League (per WhoScored).

Not only has that rating made him Spurs’ best-performing player, but it has also made him the second-best performer in the entire top flight, trailing only Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish.

So, it almost goes without saying what a big miss Kane would be for Mourinho if he was to be absent at any point in the season, though he does appear to be okay for this Sunday.

That is not only due to his scoring prowess, as he has netted seven league goals this term, but also for how creative he is for other players in the team as he has provided nine league assists.