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Ex-Spurs boss Redknapp urges Mourinho not to buy

Former Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp says manager Jose Mourinho shouldn't seek to a buy a replacement for Harry Kane.

England captain Kane suffered a ruptured tendon in his left hamstring on New Year's Day and is expected to be out of action until April.

Redknapp told Sky Sports: "I love Harry, what a player.

"But they got away with it last year [when Kane was out from early April until the end of the season].

"[Heung-Min] Son, Lucas Moura, Dele Alli, managed to find a way of playing. They got to the Champions League final.

"A lot of teams nowadays play without a central striker.

"I don't think I would dive in now and take somebody who, in three months time, is going to have to sit on the bench and will be surplus to requirements.

"If I was Jose, I think I would sit tight.

"They have unearthed a young kid out of the reserves this week [Japhet Tanganga], who came in and played all across the back four - he's been great.

"I am sure there might be another one there, who they might want to give a chance to.

"Chelsea have done it - there are lots of talented kids out there and they just need a chance to play."


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