Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho is hopeful that striker Harry Kane will return for the “last few games of the season”.

The England captain underwent surgery on a hamstring injury in January after suffering a ruptured tendon at Southampton on New Year’s Day and Spurs expected him to be back in training some time in April.

But he seems to be making a quicker-than-expected recovery and – ahead Sunday’s Premier League home match with Wolves – Mourinho said: “I would say he is a little bit ahead. It gives me a hope that instead of (being fit for) one or two matches, three, four, five.

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“Just speculating a bit, the feelings are good. He is doing what he can do at this stage but always with a good feeling. Everything is going well.

“When he was injured I said ‘forget him’, then I said ‘one or two games’. At this moment I have better hopes than that, hopefully that feeling is right and he can help us in the last few games of the season.”

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