Signing a support striker for Harry Kane is Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho’s priority ahead of the new Premier League season which kicks off this weekend.

England captain Kane shouldered a heavy burden at Tottenham last season as the club’s centre forward and suffered a serious hamstring injury on New Year’s Day.

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While Kane, who scored 18 league goals in the 2019-20 campaign, has recovered and will lead the attack at home to Everton on Sunday, Mourinho said he is in urgent need of a backup option.

“I want, I need a striker, but I want to make it very, very clear that the club – the structure above me – knows that I need a striker and also wants a striker,” Mourinho told reporters via a Zoom conference call on Friday.

“Are we going to get one? I honestly believe so. For the balance of the squad, the…

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