The Premier League has been suspended, with games not set to resume until April 3rd and this could be a major boost for Tottenham Hotspur.
As it stands, the league is set to head into a two-week suspension.
That means that games against Manchester United and West Ham United will not be going ahead on their scheduled dates, with the April 4th trip to Sheffield United likely to be Spurs’ next fixture, provided there is no further delay to proceedings.
And that could mean that Harry Kane and Moussa Sissoko are both fit to play.
Kane sustained a ligament injury on New Year’s Day and has been out ever since, but his initial prognosis saw him ruled out until April.
He recently started working with a football at Spurs’ Hotspur Way training complex and appears to be closing in on a potential return.
Sissoko, too, is back in full training after also suffering an injury against Saints – he hurt his knee – and will surely be fit to play once the season resumes.
Son Heung-Min fractured his arm against Aston Villa and has already missed six games in all competitions; Spurs, amazingly, haven’t won any of them.
Manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed that he could be back before the end of the season, raising the possibility of all three being together on the pitch prior to the campaign’s end.
Of course, one has to say that health comes first and the suspension cannot be seen as good news.
However, there is a silver lining here for Spurs in that it has fallen at perhaps the perfect time.
If Kane is back fit for the final few games of the season, one would have to increase the club’s chances of finishing in the top four.
They are currently seven points behind Chelsea and four behind Manchester United; there is the possibility of the fifth-placed team qualifying for the Champions League, should Manchester City’s ban from next season’s competition be upheld.
This is something of a dream scenario for Mourinho.