‘Tottenham Useless Without Son And Kane’ – Jose Mourinho

‘Tottenham Useless Without Son And Kane’ – Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho is afraid that his side's season is running out of gas after an injury-hit Spurs slumped to a 1-0 defeat at home to RB Leipzig in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie.

“We are in a very difficult situation,” said Mourinho. “What worries me is this is going to be the situation until the end of the season.

After receiving the news that Son would be sidelined by a fractured right arm on the eve of the game, Mourinho compared his side's prospects for the rest of the season to hanging from a fourth-floor building by the balcony.

“If I could, I would move immediately to the first of July with Kane, (Moussa) Sissoko, Son, Lucas, (Erik) Lamela, Bergwijn (all fit),” added Mourinho.

“But we are on the 19th of February so we have to fight until the end.

“One thing I can guarantee is that even with I don't know who is playing in attack, we are going there to attack until our limits.”

The introduction of Lamela and club-record signing Tanguy Ndombele from the bench gave Tottenham a much-needed injection of creativity for the final 25 minutes.

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However, their best effort came from a set-piece when Giovani lo Celso's powerful free-kick was turned onto the post by Gulacsi.

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