Chelsea latest news: Will Tottenham star Harry Kane be able to play Arsenal after Chelsea incident?

Tottenham striker Harry Kane will face no retrospective action from the FA following an incident with Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta The England captain appeared to move his head towards the Blues ace after the pair clashed in the first half of Spurs' 2-0 defeat at Stamford Bridge yesterday The incident occurred after Chelsea put the ball of play to allow Kieran Trippier to receive treatment When Spurs then returned the ball to Chelsea, Kane pressurised David Luiz with the Brazilian complaining to the striker before Azpilicueta got involved The England star was not punished by referee Andre Marriner at the time but the incident was noted by officials so no further action will be taken The news will come as welcome relief to both Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino and Kane, who has only recently returned to the side after a six-week absence with an ankle injury Kane was at risk of being charged with violent conduct and facing a three-match ban, which would have ruled him out of Saturday's north London derby against rivals Arsenal at Wembley He would have also missed fixtures against Southampton and Premier League leaders Liverpool Kane did, however, later receive a yellow card after another tussle with Luiz in a feisty encounter Pochettino said of Kane: "I think he's so competitive on the pitch We were frustrated, we want to win, we show our character Things that happen that we do not know because it's impossible from outside the pitch to see what is going on inside But that is football

"It's not a thing we should be worried about When you finish the game and shake hands, big hug and the game finishes and it's finished The Premier League clash between Tottenham and Arsenal kicks off at 1230pm on Saturday Pochettino, meanwhile is waiting to hear about his punishment from the FA for an improper conduct charge The Spurs boss was sanctioned after confronting referee Mike Dean following the 2-1 defeat at Burnley on Saturday The Argentine coach has accepted the charge and is awaiting his fate after turning down the chance of a personal hearing Get Chelsea latest news updates directly to your inbox Subscribe Thank you for subscribing

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