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Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane ready to return to starting line-up at Stoke City

(Ah Fat Talk Ball) - Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has fully recovered from an ankle injury and is in line to return to the starting line-up for Saturday's Premier League clash at Stoke City, manager Mauricio Pochettino said on Friday.

Kane came on as a late substitute in Tottenham's historic league victory over champions Chelsea last weekend and showed no effects of the injury that he picked up on March 11.

Kane is Tottenham's top scorer this season with 24 league goals and is looking to win the Golden Boot for a third straight season. He is behind Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah who has 29 goals.

Tottenham are fourth in the league with 64 points and looking to secure a top-four finish to ensure Champions League soccer in their new stadium next season. The Argentine was also hopeful of his side being able to repeat their second-place finish of last season.

Pochettino was wary, however, of the trip to 19th-placed Stoke and expected it to be a more challenging encounter than last weekend's game at Stamford Bridge, where Tottenham snapped a 28-year winless run with a 3-1 victory.








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