In a major blow for club and country, Kane's anticipated lay-off would see him ruled out until the end of April and have just a handful of games left at the end of the season to try to regain fitness ahead of England's World Cup campaign in Russian Federation.
The Egyptian star has matched Harry Kane step-for-step in the race for the Golden Boot, but the odds have tipped in his favour due to the Tottenham star's injury. There's been tons of speculation already ranging from television commentators who are hyperbolically wondering if Kane might miss the World Cup this summer to Twitter doctors hinting that because someone said "twisted ankle" instead of "ligament strain" that he could return in a couple of weeks.More news: Celtics unsure if guard plays again this season, report says
Remember those faint World Cup hopes we had, yeah?
That would mean Kane would return for the final few games of Spurs' Premier League season and would have only a few matches to build his fitness ahead of England's World Cup run in Russian Federation this summer.
When Kane was injured twice with the same problem last season, he missed seven weeks from September, then just over three weeks from March.More news: Laredo Petroleum (NYSE:LPI) Receives Media Sentiment Rating of 0.19
He is also set to be absent from England's two friendlies against the Netherlands and Italy this month.
The 24-year-old was pictured with his foot in a brace and using crutches when out in Essex on Monday.More news: Heather Locklear domestic violence charges dropped