Pochettino sees ‘great opportunity’ for Janssen by injury Kane
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino is confident that Vincent Janssen the gap can fill that Harry Kane due to his injury leave.
“This is a great opportunity for Vincent to all of his qualities to show,” said Pochettino on Friday at his press conference for the Premier League match with Middlesbrough on Saturday afternoon.
“He should go and enjoy. He doesn’t have to prove, he should just go play football. Harry replaced is not only his responsibility, it is the responsibility of the whole team. Vincent should feel free to just play football.”
Spurs-scorer Kane ran last Sunday in the match against Sunderland (1-0 win) an ankle injury. According to English media would be the Englishman may have two months to watch, but Pochettino could Friday still not conclusive about the recovery period of its spire. “We need to do a second scan to wait and see.”
Janssen relieved after first official match for Tottenham Hotspur
Kane will be there against Middlesbrough in any case, giving Janssen a good chance on the goals in the point of the attack. The last summer of AZ, acquired Dutchman made Wednesday in the League Cup match with Gillingham (5-0 victory) from the penalty spot his first match for Tottenham.
“A striker must always feel confident,” says Pochettino. “It was a good chance for him to make his first official goal, which is always important. Tomorrow he will get maybe a chance to start and in order to help the team.”
Middlesbrough-Tottenham Hotspur, the duel between the number thirteen and number three of the Premier League, starts Saturday at 16.00 hours.
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