In a recent post on Twitter, Alasdair Gold relayed the comments of Antonio Conte concerning the fitness of Harry Kane, in which the 52-year-old Spurs manager confirmed that the England international will be available for selection for the final day trip to Carrow Road, despite earlier reports suggesting that the centre-forward had been taken ill with food poisoning.
In his tweet, the football.london journalist said: “Antonio Conte on whether Harry Kane will be fit for Sunday: ‘Yes for sure, and because in the last game we had Deki Kulusevski and he didn’t train on Saturday but was good to play. Harry doesn’t want to miss this type of game’.”
Considering just how important the Norwich fixture is in Tottenham’s bid to seal a top-four finish in the league, coupled with how important Kane has been for Spurs this season, the news that the 28-year-old will be fit to feature against the Canaries is sure to have left Conte buzzing.
Indeed, over his 36 Premier League appearances in the current campaign, the £90m-rated centre-forward has been in breathtaking form, scoring 16 goals, providing eight assists and creating 18 big chances for his team-mates, along with taking 3.5 shots, making 1.4 key passes and completing 1.4 dribbles per game.
These metrics have seen the £200k-per-week striker average a quite astonishing SofaScore match rating of 7.34, not only ranking him as Tottenham’s second-best performer in the league but also as the joint eighth-best player in the division as a whole.
As such, the England captain’s availability will undoubtedly come as a huge boost to Spurs’ chances of leaving Norfolk with all three points on Sunday, a result which would subsequently see Conte’s side qualify for the Champions League in 2022/23 – a prospect which will certainly delight everyone involved with the north London club.