Moura tells Spurs not to let Kane and Son injuries turn season into sob story

first_img4Kane is out until April at the earliest with a torn hamstring while Mourinho is unsure whether Son will recover from his broken arm in time to play again this season.Defender Toby Alderweireld urged the likes of Moura to step up in the deadly duo’s absence.The Belgian said: “It’s up to other people now to show their qualities up front.“People have to step up, not just one person. In one game it will be one guy, another game it will be someone else.“We must not stare blind on this one result. We created a couple of chances against a very good opponent. We have to work hard and solve this as a team.“This tie is not over. We can win the second game, we can go there and win the game.“We must believe that we have the players and the experience to do it.”MOST READ IN FOOTBALLTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’ExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticREF RELEASEDChampions League ref Vincic released by cops after arrest in prostitution raidKEANE DEALEx Man United youth ace David Jones says Roy Keane negotiated a contract for himFirst, Tottenham have the small matter of a trip to London rivals Chelsea in tomorrow’s lunch-time kick-off.It is a huge clash in the race for Champions League qualification and Mourinho will be out for revenge against his old side after December’s 2-0 home defeatwhere Willian struck twice.Moura added: “That game was really difficult for us. We didn’t play well. We didn’t do our best but Saturday will be very different.” Dele Alli was not happy after being substituted against RB Leipzig LUCAS MOURA has told Tottenham not to let their injury jinx wreck their season and use ‘the spirit of Amsterdam’ to see them through.Spurs looked toothless on Wednesday in the 1-0 home defeat to RB Leipzig without crocked duo Harry Kane and Son Heung-min.4 Lucas Moura has told Tottenham’s players to not let injuries ruin their seasonCredit: Getty Images – Getty4 Harry Kane is likely to miss almost all of the rest of the season with a hamstring injuryCredit: Getty Images – Getty4 Heung Son-min injured his arm during Sunday’s win at Aston VillaCredit: PA:Press AssociationBut Moura feels there is enough goalscoring talent in Jose Mourinho’s squad to turn the Champions League last-16 tie around — just like he did with a second-leg hat-trick against Ajax last season.The Brazilian said: “We lose two big strikers but we cannot cry. We have very good players that can score as well.SPURS NEWS LIVE: Follow all the latest news on Tottenham“That’s the game. Every team has problems such as this. We can go there and we can score.“We can turn it around, the game is not over.“We will prepare well and I am sure we are capable to go there and qualify.”To progress, Spurs will have to replicate their feat from last season where they overturned a 1-0 first-leg deficit to win in Amsterdam.Moura, 27, rarely threatened against Leipzig but is adamant that he can rediscover his shooting boots in Germany in three weeks.The ex-Paris Saint-Germain man added: “I will give my best.“We know that in football everything can happen and we will not give up. We need to believe and that’s what I do every time.”last_img read more