Spurs Winning The Premier League Would Be A ‘Bigger Achievement Than Leicester’

Manchester City and Liverpool might be in a heated battle for the Premier League crown, but there is no doubt that Mauricio Pochettino would count Tottenham Hotspur in the title picture.

Sure, Spurs suffered a rough time last month after they were knocked out of the EFL Cup and the FA Cup in the same week, but the London club can put their full focus on securing Champions League football for next season.

Jim White believes that Spurs can win the title, though.

Speaking on talkSPORT, the 62-year-old made a bold claim that the Premier League side winning the title would be bigger than when Leicester City won it in their incredible 2015-16 campaign.

"They are serious title contenders. If Spurs were to do it, it would go down as a bigger achievement than Leicester," he said.

"I think the competition is much more fierce than it was for Leicester."

Former Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri led the Foxes to the league title after defying the 5000-1 odds.

Pochettino, who has been linked with the managerial role at Manchester United next season, believes that his side are very much in the title race.

"We don't need to be in some position like today to convince ourselves about our capacity, our potential or the possibility to win. We always believe in ourselves," he told Sky Sports.

Credit: PA
Credit: PA

"We are there because we believe in ourselves. Then it's if we are capable to fight until the end, to keep our position or to be close to our opponents and fight to be champions.

"Today, we are there because we deserve to be there. We will see what happens in the future."

Spurs are third in the Premier League and are two points behind second-place Manchester City.

Are Spurs in the title race this season?

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Adnan Riaz

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