Tottenham are not a side commonly associated with winning silverware, but the Spurs punters here in the Transfer Tavern are hoping that changes this season.
The North London club’s most recent success was the 2008 League Cup Final, and many consider the trophy to be of lesser value as it is.
Spurs last lifted the famous FA Cup 26 years ago in 1991, but their run of bad form in this historic competition could be about to change.
Manager Mauricio Pochettino has assembled a formidable side at White Hart Lane, and a late surge for Spurs’ first Premier League title is currently in motion.
Poch’s side face their title rivals Chelsea on Saturday at Wembley for a place in the final, and the result may have more repercussions than just another day out under the famous arch.
The title race is hotting up, and many have predicted that the winner of this match up will be given the edge in the pursuit of Premier League glory.
Four points behind leaders Chelsea with six games to go, the heat is firmly on Antonio Conte’s side.
A defeat at Wembley may be the final factor in a Chelsea derailment.
Spurs have been a joy to watch for large swathes of the year, and a lot of their success must be attributed to their impressive midfield.
Pochettino’s midfield selection for this game will be vital in determining its result.
Here we take a look at which midfield stars should be on the Argentine’s team-sheet….
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