Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli claims that the club’s players think about Chelsea to be bigger rivals than North London neighbours Arsenal nowadays.
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli has actually exposed that the club’s players regard Chelsea as bigger rivals than North London neighbours Arsenal
Spurs and Arsenal have an acrimonious and infamously long-running competition as the 2 major clubs in North London, however they have actually been challenging for various goals in current seasons with Spurs completing above the Gunners in each of the past 3 projects.
During that time Tottenham have actually had a variety of ill-tempered matches against Chelsea, consisting of the notorious ‘Fight of Stamford Bridge’ in 2016, and Alli thinks that the West Londoners have now surpass their fellow Londoners as Spurs’ most significant rivals.
“I think if you ask the fans they will give you a different answer, but as players – the way things have been going with the league and the games – the rivalry with Chelsea is bigger than the one with Arsenal, because of what they have done to us in recent years,” Alli informed Copa90
“For fans it’s different, because the North London derby is massive, but as players I think it’s Chelsea.”
Spurs have actually lost their last 4 matches against Chelsea throughout all competitions, while they are unbeaten in their last 3 against Arsenal.