By Dan Ripley for MailOnline
Published: 00:15 BST, 2 October 2020 | Updated: 01:42 BST, 2 October 2020
Jose Mourinho has continued his verbal joust with England boss Gareth Southgate regarding how best to manage Harry Kane for club and country.
The England captain will be on international duty again from next week when the Three Lions will be playing two Nations League matches following a friendly against Wales on Thursday.
But the matches come after a gruelling set of fixtures for Spurs and Kane, who has featured in five games for his side in just 12 days.
Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho (above) is keen for Harry Kane to get some rest
But the England captain has been selected by Gareth Southgate (above) for the international side who will play three fixtures from next week - including a friendly with Wales
The latest against Maccabi Haifa showed why he is in such high demand following a hat-trick in a 7-2 win.
After the win helped Spurs earn a place in the group stage of the Europa League, Mourinho hinted to Southgate, who he mistakenly called Gary, that he does not expect Kane to feature against Wales.
'What I can promise to my friend Steve Holland and for Gary (sic) not to be jealous. For my friend Gary, I can promise that until the end of the season I don't play Harry Kane one minute of any friendly match,' Mourinho said.
'His match was a fundamental match for us. A match that means