5 IS suicide bombers, 2 security members killed near Baghdad    Egypt's irrigation ministry: Tenth day of GERD talks see continued disagreements    Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria slams Turkey's decision to convert Hagia Sophia into mosque    Nigerian military airstrikes kill scores of gunmen in NW region    Venice Film Festival announces main features of 77th edition    Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan tests positive for COVID-19    New initiative to replace old cars used in Egypt's public transport system: Al-Sisi    Education Secretary wants US schools open, offers no safety plan    Egypt to launch EGP 2bn insurance fund to stimulate consumption    Double by Egypt's Trezeguet revives Aston Villa's survival hopes    Egypt's Mostaqbal Watan Party to field candidates for all available Senate seats    Egypt receives international requests to restart tourism in Luxor    Unjustified population growth exhausts development efforts: Shaarawy    COVID-19 promotes public, private, civil society cooperation: Al-Mashat    Egypt reports 923 new coronavirus cases, 67 deaths on Saturday    Tesla cuts Model Y SUV price as coronavirus weighs on auto sector    China's Huawei requests UK's Johnson to delay 5G network removal – The Times    Poland voters cast ballots in presidential run-off    FDA authorizes marketing of Philip Morris's IQOS towards a smoke-free future    Tennis: World TeamTennis to kick off season with safety measures in place    Barcelona's Griezmann injured, likely to miss title run-in    Yemen's Houthis agree to give UN access to abandoned tanker: Sources    3 killed, 74 injured in two-day Mali protests    Abu Dhabi fund suspends debt service repayments for countries, companies    Saudi STC extends Vodafone Egypt stake purchase for second time    Brazilian match called off after 14 players test positive for COVID-19    Egypt's Sisi directs outlining comprehensive vision for developing mining industry    Islamic Development Bank working on 57 projects worth $3.8bn in Egypt    China raises flood alert to second highest level    Indian film star Amitabh Bachchan, son in stable condition: Health officials    Egypt records 125 COVID-19 fatalities among doctors    Egypt records 923 new coronavirus cases, 67 deaths    9th day of Ethiopia dam talks conclude with no deal in sight    Indian movie star Amitabh Bachchan and his son test positive for COVID-19    Earliest Pyramid Texts on view at lesser-known Saqqara pyramids    Candidates start registration for Egypt Senate elections on Saturday    U.S.-China relationship is ‘severely damaged,' phase II trade deal not a priority: Trump    Egypt rejects Ethiopian proposal to defer decision on GERD disagreements until accord is signed    Republished: Mahmoud Reda - A pioneer of folk dance    Egypt's Mohamed Salah double keeps Liverpool on track for points record    Farwell to 74-year old Egyptian military production minister El-Assar    U.S. President Trump slams Washington Redskins as team re-evaluates name    Egypt reopens 5 museums, 8 archaeological sites and operates 171 international, domestic flights    Egypt's Zamalek to continue training Thursday, but domestic league participation unclear    Federation of Egyptian Banks denies funding GERD: eletreby    Egypt to host World Handball Championship on time despite COVID-19: EHF President    Egypt's parliament Oks amendments to House law amid differences over election    CAF draws timeline for resumed continental championships amid COVID-19    







Thank you for reporting!
This image will be automatically disabled when it gets reported by several people.





Pochettino optimistic Kane will play in Champions League final
Published in Ahram Online on 24 - 05 - 2019

Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane has entered the final stages of recovery from an ankle injury and manager Mauricio Pochettino is optimistic the striker will be fit enough to play in the Champions League final in Madrid.
Kane sustained what appeared to be a season-ending ligament injury against Manchester City in the quarter-finals but Pochettino believes he now has a good chance of at least making the bench against Liverpool on June 1.
"(Kane) is training and has entered the final stage of his recovery," the Argentine told reporters in Spain on Thursday.
"We're hoping he'll be able to give us a hand, either from the start, from the bench, or if not, then by giving us moral support in the dressing room. But we're optimistic he'll be able to help us on the pitch."
Pochettino said his team had defied expectations by reaching the final, which he expects to be an emotionally charged affair.
"Everyone's expecting a tactical battle, but I think the emotional side will be decisive -- that will dictate how the game develops," he added.
"(Liverpool) have invested in their squad to be able to compete for the Champions League but we are there too and on our own merit. Nobody expected Tottenham to be in the final... We have the chance to make history.
"You don't play finals, you win them and we're preparing to win it."
(For more sports news and updates, follow Ahram Online Sports on Twitter at @AO_Sports and on Facebook at AhramOnlineSports.)


Clic here to read the story from its source.