Tottenham could also be close to the highest of the Premier League proper now however they received’t be there on the finish of the season, in line with John Barnes.
Jose Mourinho’s males are second within the desk and are unbeaten within the league since Everton acquired the higher of them on the opening weekend of the season.
The likes of Harry Kane and Heung-min Son are enjoying on the high of their recreation, whereas champions Liverpool are in the course of an damage disaster.
It’s led to claims that Spurs can problem Liverpool and Manchester Metropolis 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 informed Bonus Code Bets: “Tottenham are doing effectively, however Manchester Metropolis and Liverpool are nonetheless the favourites for the title.
“Tottenham floor out a victory towards West Brom, a recreation they may have simply misplaced, however Tottenham aren’t a group who can proceed to do this.
“They don’t play with sufficient consistency, rating sufficient objectives, 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 high 4, however they received’t end within the high two.”
However not solely does Barnes consider Spurs received’t be within the hunt for the title, he feels issues may finish very badly for his or her supervisor although the Portuguese is getting a tune out of the gamers.
Barnes added: “Spurs are all the time a recreation 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 the rest. They are going to problem for the third and fourth place at finest, however they at present have good momentum that they should take ahead.”