Gary Lineker reacts on Twitter to Tottenham striker Harry Kane's injury

An injured Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur holds his ankle during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Tottenham Hotspur at Vitality Stadium on March 10, 2018 in...

Tottenham striker wished a speedy recovery.

An injured Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur holds his ankle during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Tottenham Hotspur at Vitality Stadium on March 10, 2018 in...

Harry Kane faces an anxious wait over his ankle injury sustained against Bournemouth.

The Tottenham striker was substituted off in the first half after colliding with Cherries goalkeeper Asmir Begovic.

Head coach Mauricio Pochettino reflected after the game that he was concerned about the injury until it was further assessed.

He told SkySports: "I am concerned. Until tomorrow and the scan we cannot say nothing more. Of course I worry about him, his ankle. We hope it is not a massive issue for him and the team. We hope as quickly as possible he can recover and be available." 

Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur is fouled by Asmir Begovic of AFC Bournemouth during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Tottenham Hotspur at Vitality Stadium on March 11,...

It is not just Tottenham who will be affected if it is a serious injury, but England's World Cup hopes will be hit too.

Former Tottenham forward and Match of the Day host Gary Lineker offered Kane his best wishes via Twitter.

In the past, key England players have faced battles to make World Cup tournaments, with David Beckham in 2002 and Wayne Rooney in 2010 both suffering metatarsal injuries.

Lineker is a former World Cup top scorer back in 1986 and this year has looked like a perfect opportunity for Kane to try and emulate him in Russia.

The form he has been in for the past 12 months, Kane may never get a better chance, and he will desperately be hoping that he makes a swift recovery and does not miss the tournament.

 

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