HARRY KANE has been included in Tottenham’s Europa League squad despite his link with a move away from the club.
Having only resumed training on Friday, the fugitive striker did not play against Manchester City, the club with which he is strongly linked.
But Nuno Espirito Santo has named Kane to his 25-man squad for the next round of the Conference League play-off.
Spurs face Pacos de Ferreira in Portugal on Thursday ahead of the second leg a week later, with a group stage place on the line.
Speaking after the 1-0 win over City, which Kane missed due to his lack of fitness, Nuno called on the player to “prepare”.
He said: “Harry is one of the best players in the world so we are very lucky to have him.
“He has to prepare and help the team. We still have to go to Portugal and then we think of Wolves [on Sunday].
“Harry worked [on Sunday] morning, get ready and when he’s ready, he’ll join the group and help the team. “
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SunSport revealed last week that City will be launching a new offer to sign Kane now that they have completed their opener in north London.
But Tottenham remain determined to keep their star, who is under contract until 2024.
Tanguy Ndombele and Serge Aurier are also absent from the Conference League list, published on Uefathe website of.
French midfielder Ndombele started the preseason late due to paternity leave and Nuno has confirmed the player is not injured.
While Aurier has spoken openly about his intention to leave the club earlier this summer and was not part of the squad that faced City.
A selection of young people are involved, including Cameron Carter-Vickers and Maksim Paskotsi.
And while there is no Oliver Skipp or Dane Scarlett, the teenage striker named on the bench against City in Kane’s absence, Spurs do not need to register the local born players. after January 1, 2000 on the list.
The club will be able to trade new players to the squad if they progress, with the groups drawn later this month.
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