Harry Kane broke his nose in Tottenham's FA Cup defeat against Crystal Palace
White hot: Kane is in line to start for England this summer after another fine season

By Amir Mir

Harry Kane may have the chance to return from injury in time for Tottenham’s clash against Arsenal on November 6, according to a report.

The Guardian report that the injured Spurs striker could return from an ankle ligament injury in time for the north London derby at Arsenal.

Kane was forced off with an ankle injury during his side’s 1-0 win over Sunderland on 18 September.

The England international has so far missed Spurs’ 5-0 victory over Gillingham in the EFL Cup and their 2-1 win at Middlesbrough over the weekend.

Mauricio Pochettino’s now men travel to Russia to take on CSKA Moscow in their Champions League group stage clash on Tuesday night, with Kane one of five senior players not deemed fit to make the trip.

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During the Argentine’s pre-match press conference prior, he had stated that the scan results on the 23-year-old’s injury was “much better than we expected”.

“Just half an hour ago, we received the information about the scan and it’s much, much better than we expected and maybe we can reduce the time,” Pochettino said, as quoted by the Guardian. “We are happy. The scan was very positive and we are very happy. But still we cannot give how long it will be to recover. But it is sure we are happy because this scan was much better. It’s difficult to say one, two, three weeks. But it’s true that it is much better than we expected, and very, very positive.”

Kane has made six appearances in all competitions for the north London club this term scoring two goals and providing one assist.

The London-born forward has scored four goals in four appearances against Arsenal in the Premier League.

The Gunners are one point behind their bitter rivals in the league table, with Spurs registering 14 points from their opening nine games.

In other Tottenham team news, Pochettino hints at selection surprise ahead of trip to CSKA Moscow.