TOTTENHAM will have to lean on heartbroken Harry Kane even more after news Richarlison will be out for at least a month.
The Brazilian forward suffered the blow in the warm-up to his country’s shock World Cup quarter-final defeat to Croatia last week.
Tottenham will be hoping Harry Kane gets over his World Cup heartbreak quicklyRex
Btazilian Richarlison is expected to be out for at least a monthRex
The 25-year-old bravely battled on to play 84 minutes in the clash.
But the Evening Standard claims he returned to Spurs yesterday for a scan and the true extent of the damage has been discovered.
The North London club are now waiting for the results but they fear the star could be sidelined for four weeks.
Kane and his England team-mates flew home on Sunday after their own World Cup exit.
And the heroic captain bravely took responsibility after he missed a late penalty in the Three Lions’ 2-1 loss to France in the last-eight.
The striker understandably struggled to fight back the tears after the game but now only has seven days to get over that torment before his return to club action.
He is due back in training on Monday before Spurs’ Boxing Day clash at Brentford.
Their busy festive fixtures continue to come thick and fast with a home match versus Aston Villa on January 1.
And that is followed by another London derby when they travel to Crystal Palace on January 4.
The Richarlison news comes as another bitter blow for Spurs boss Antonio Conte.
He is already having to contend with the loss of winger Dejan Kulusevski, who has been out for almost a month, after his injury before the World Cup.