Sky Sports rankings prove just how far Tottenham have come this season, and why rivals should be worried
By Matt Farr
Sky Sports have named as many as seven Tottenham players in their latest power rankings, following the win over Arsenal on Sunday.
Tottenham maintained their Premier League title bid with a comfortable 2-0 win over their north London rivals at White Hart Lane on Sunday, which keeps them within four points of league leaders Chelsea.
Sky Sports release their power rankings weekly, with players’ performances ranked across 32 different match day stats.
However, this week’s list sees no fewer than seven Tottenham players in the top 10, with Tottenham securing a remarkable whitewash of the top five, which is an alarming statistic for their Premier League rivals.
Not a single Arsenal player, for example, ranks in the top 40, while Liverpool’s highest-ranked performer is Roberto Firmino (16th).
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Christian Eriksen tops the rankings after a impressive displays against Crystal Palace and Arsenal, while Hugo Lloris, Dele Alli, Harry Kane and Son Heung-Min complete the top five.
Defensive duo Ben Davies and Jan Vertonghen are also named in the top 10, while Toby Alderweireld is the next best-rated in 18th.
Tottenham have been in formidable form this season, having won their last nine league games on the bounce, and continue to draw the plaudits for their exciting brand of attacking football.
Their success this term comes down to the consistent performances of their star performers, and that is proved once again in the latest Sky Sports power rankings.
Although they are yet to secure the silverware to match their stunning rise to fame, Tottenham have shown considerable improvements in the last two seasons, and can now be considered a genuine threat.
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