Tottenham could also be close to the highest of the Premier League proper now however they gained’t be there on the finish of the season, based on John Barnes.
Jose Mourinho’s males are second within the desk and are unbeaten within the league since Everton received the higher of them on the opening weekend of the season.
The likes of Harry Kane and Heung-min Son are enjoying on the prime of their sport, whereas champions Liverpool are in the course of an harm disaster.
It’s led to claims that Spurs can problem Liverpool and Manchester City for the title, with talkSPORT’s Jamie O’Hara tipping Mourinho’s males to push all of them the way in which.
Nevertheless, John Barnes isn’t having any of it! The Liverpool legend very a lot believes it’s a two-horse race as soon as once more.
Barnes instructed Bonus Code Bets: “Tottenham are doing effectively, however Manchester City and Liverpool are nonetheless the favourites for the title.
“Tottenham floor out a victory in opposition to West Brom, a sport they might have simply misplaced, however Tottenham aren’t a staff who can proceed to try this.
“They don’t play with sufficient consistency, rating sufficient targets, so they’re over and above their very own expectations now sitting in second place, they’re title challengers within the sense they are going to be within the prime 4, however they gained’t end within the prime two.”
However not solely does Barnes consider Spurs gained’t be within the hunt for the title, he feels issues may finish very badly for his or her supervisor despite the fact that the Portuguese is getting a tune out of the gamers.
Barnes added: “Spurs are all the time a sport away from a catastrophe or a fan meltdown, and the followers and gamers will activate Jose Mourinho as quickly as issues aren’t going so effectively.
“They lack the concord and togetherness that different groups have, the gamers nonetheless don’t look glad to be there, so if Tottenham drop a number of factors that may simply snowball into one thing a lot greater.
“It’s a mentality factor as a lot as anything. They’ll problem for the third and fourth place at finest, however they at present have good momentum that they should take ahead.”