Sheffield United stars express delight with 'most winnable' Tottenham tie on Twitter

Sheffield United stars are happy with drawing Tottenham Hotspur in the Capital One Cup.

Tottenham will be delighted to draw Sheffield United in the League Cup semi-finals, but the feeling appears mutual.

Spurs avoided Liverpool and Chelsea to land the League One side, clearly the tie they would have wanted over two legs.

It opens up a clear route to Wembley and chance for a trophy, but Sheffield United might just feel the same way.

Three of their players reacted on Twitter to the draw, indicating it is the contest they wanted.

Sheffield United hold no fear having become cup specialists under Nigel Clough, reaching the semi-finals of the FA Cup last season knocking out Premier League sides along the way.

Their 1-0 win against Southampton spares Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino further matches against his former club.

It's understandable United's players are relieved to avoid Chelsea, but Spurs may feel slighted at being described as 'more winnable' than Liverpool, when they sit three points above them in the Premier League table.

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