Jermaine Jenas responds when asked whether Tottenham can win the Europa League

Jermaine Jenas

Jermaine Jenas believes Tottenham should be aiming to win the Europa League.

Former Tottenham midfielder Jermaine Jenas has told BT Sport that Spurs should be looking to win the Europa League this season.

Just days after beating London rivals West Ham 4-1 in the Premier League, Tottenham were back on the road tonight, as they travelled all the way to Azerbaijan for a Europa League clash with Qarabag.

It was a hard-fought game for Spurs, but Harry Kane's late winner means Spurs have now qualified for the knockout stages of the competition.

Last season, Spurs crashed out of the tournament in the Round of 32, losing to Fiorentina, but more may be expected of manager Mauricio Pochettino this time around.

Tottenham have lost just once in the Premier League this season, and with the side playing at the top of their game, it may be the perfect time to try and win the Europa League.

That's just what former Spurs midfielder Jermaine Jenas thinks, too. Now a pundit, Jenas told BT Sport tonight that he feels Tottenham's goal should be to win the Europa League, and he believes they certainly can end up with the trophy at the end of the season.

Jenas also stated that Tottenham have to gain a mentality of winning top competitions, and whilst they may be dark horses for the Premier League, they could mount a real push for the Europa League title.

"The way they're playing at the minute, I think they'll feel that they can go all the way, and I don't see why not" said Jenas. "He keeps putting out a strong side, they've been performing well, so hopefully they've got that in their minds. It's something that's been accused of Tottenham over the years, that they've not really got that mentality of wanting to win the top competitions, so hopefully they do," he added.

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