Martin Jol: There are more Tottenham Hotspur fans in London than Arsenal

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Former Tottenham Hotspur manager Martin Jol believes Spurs fans outnumber Arsenal in the capital.

Tottenham have the most fans in London, believes ex-Spurs boss Martin Jol.

Jol, currently out of work after being fired by Fulham last season, made the comments in an interview with TalkSPORT:

“They’ve got an unbelievable fan-base, when you go to London there are Spurs fans everywhere and Arsenal are second.

“They’ve got everything for them to be in the top four and to be a fantastic, successful, club.”

The two bitter North London rivals met last weekend, drawing 1-1, a result considered a success for Tottenham considering they lost three times to the Gunners last season and failed to score.

There isn't a statistical way to measure Jol's comments, which appear more anecdotal than borne out of any study.

Arsenal outsell Tottenham, but this is predictable due to their ground being of higher capacity.

Spurs are currently preparing to build a new stadium to address this, and Jol believes it will be a worthwhile venture.

He added: "All the ingredients are there for Spurs to be in the top four. They have the players, all they need to do now is gel together and try to create a team which can deliver."

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