HARRY KANE seems nearly sure to take over the Tottenham captaincy if Hugo Lloris is stripped of the armband over his drink-driving cost.
The World Cup-winning goalkeeper, 31, was arrested at 2.20am on Friday after being caught driving after a boozy night time out – and spent seven hours in a police cell.
Tottenham at the moment are weighing-up their choices and will strip Lloris of the armband, with Kane in line to take over.
Lloris has apologised for his actions, saying: “I want to apologise wholeheartedly to my household, the membership, my team-mates, the supervisor and the entire supporters.
“Drink-driving is totally unacceptable. I take full accountability for my actions and it isn’t the instance I want to set.”
Lloris might now face a £240,000 tremendous – two weeks of wages – from Tottenham and can seem in court docket subsequent month to face the results of his actions.
Spurs mentioned in a press release: “The membership takes issues akin to this extraordinarily critically and it will likely be handled internally.”
The veteran stopper can also be stripped of the captain’s armband by Mauricio Pochettino.
Ought to that occur, Kane – England’s captain on the 2018 World Cup – seems to be the front-runner to take over.
Kane is already vice-captain of the North London membership and could lead on them out at Previous Trafford for Monday’s recreation with Manchester United.