Harry Kane's Tottenham return estimated to be four to six weeks - Sky sources

Harry Kane reacts during the Europa League Round of 32 match between Tottenham Hotspur and Gent
Image: Harry Kane is still waiting for swelling to fully subside before assessing his ankle

Harry Kane is estimated to return from his ankle ligament injury within four to six weeks, according to Sky sources.

Sky Sports News HQ understands Kane and Spurs are waiting for the swelling to fully subside before assessing the amount of movement in his ankle.

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Tottenham are not putting a time-frame on the striker's return but believe the injury is not as serious as a similar knock that kept him out for eight weeks earlier this season and expect him to return in a shorter period.

The club will prepare for a home fixture against Bournemouth on April 15.

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 12: Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur holds his ankle during The Emirates FA Cup Quarter-Final match between Tottenham Hotspur and Mi
Image: Kane injured the joint for second time this season against Millwall

They then contest an FA Cup semi-final against Chelsea on April 22 before the north London derby against Arsenal in the Premier League on April 30.

Spurs confirmed earlier this week Kane had suffered damaged ankle ligaments during the FA Cup quarter-final thrashing of Millwall last Sunday.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 12:  Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur (L) speaks to Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur (R) after he is taken off inju
Image: Kane was taken off the pitch after only 10 minutes at White Hart Lane

The England striker hurt the same ankle against Sunderland in the Premier League in September, which kept him out for 10 games, and he is set to miss crucial clashes with Southampton, Burnley, Swansea and Watford at least.

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