Harry Redknapp makes bold statement about Tottenham
By Dominic Toner
Harry Redknapp is confident that Tottenham will still finish inside the top four this season and even believes they have a chance of winning the title.
Spurs slipped to a 1-0 away defeat against Manchester United on Sunday and were left frustrated after a lack of composure in front of goal.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored the decisive goal for United and Spurs missed several good opportunities, with Victor Wanyama’s free header a standout moment.
The north London club remain fifth in the Premier League table and are three points behind fourth-placed Manchester City, with a worrying 10-point gap behind leaders Chelsea
Ex-Spurs manager Redknapp claims that Spurs should still make the top four and will be in the hunt for the title.
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“I wouldn’t swap that group for any other group. I think they’ll make the [top] four,” Redkannp told the Alan Brazil Breakfast Show on talkSPORT. “I still think they can win it! I think it’s still wide open.”
Spurs have endured a mixed campaign in the league and will be targeting maximum points during a busy December period, with matches against Hull, Burnley and Southampton ahead of them.
They are considered one of six teams who could still win the title, but Chelsea and Arsenal are currently in a rich vein of form.
Liverpool and Manchester City have suffered setbacks in recent weeks and Manchester United are still trying to recover from a poor start.
Spurs challenged with eventual champions Leicester last season for the title and will be hoping to draw on their experience this campaign, but will need to find some consistency to match their rivals.
In other Tottenham news, a Sky Sports pundit has made a bold claim after the club’s Europa League draw.