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7th Feb, 2017 | 1:42pm

Sky Sports pundit makes bold claim about Tottenham

By Harvey Byrne

Sky Sports pundit Ray Wilkins has made a bold claim that Tottenham are the only Premier League side able to beat Chelsea.

The Blues sit at the top of the Premier League table with nine points between them and second placed Spurs.

Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City side sit just one point behind the north London club in third, while fierce rivals Arsenal trail by three points in fourth.

But, Wilkins believes Tottenham are the only team in the English top flight able to beat Chelsea, stating that they were “smashed” when the two sides met at White Hart Lane in January.

“I thought we were going to struggle, I thought we were going to have a really tough season,” told Wilkins, as quoted by the Sky Sports website.

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“But all of a sudden he changes it at half-time [when 3-0 down to Arsenal in September] to a three and all of a sudden they go on this unbelievable winning streak.

“And I think the only team in the Premier League, who they don’t play again, that can beat Chelsea is Tottenham.

“They bullied us, they beat us up at White Hart Lane and deservedly smashed us, I’ve got to say, and I think they are the only team that can beat Chelsea from here on in.”

Tottenham won the aforementioned clash against Chelsea 2-0 with goals from Dele Alli on either side of half time.

It marked a share of the spoils between the two London clubs in their encounters this season with Antonio Conte’s men claiming a 2-1 win at Stamford Bridge.

The Blues played a part in ending Tottenham’s hopes of winning their first league title in the last campaign and Spurs will be keen to make up the points gap between the two with 14 games still to play for this season.

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