England striker Harry Kane suffered a tear in his left hamstring during Tottenham Hotspur's loss to Southampton, the north London club has revealed.
The 26 - year - old limped for 15 minutes during Spurs' 0 - 1 loss to Southampton which took place on Wednesday.
"Following assessment today (Friday), we can confirm that Harry Kane suffered a tear in his left hamstring during our New Year's Day fixture against Southampton, " Tottenham said in a statement on Friday.
"Our medical staff will continue to review the injury with treatment ongoing, " the statement added.
Kane responded to the blow by tweeting: "Head up.
Tough times don't last, tough people do. "
Kane has been confirmed to miss Sunday's FA Cup third round tie at Middlesbrough.