Erik Lamela looks ahead to vital Manchester City clash; praises Tottenham's fighting spirit

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Tottenham Hotspur are still on course for their best ever Premier League campaign.

Tottenham Hotspur winger Erik Lamela has been speaking to the club’s official website about their upcoming Premier League clash against Manchester City.

The Argentine international played 72 matches of the 1-0 victory against Watford on Saturday – a result that took Tottenham second in the table, five points behind leaders Leicester City.

Next up for Spurs is a huge away match against Manchester City and if Mauricio Pochettino’s men win that one they will surely know a first Premier League crown is within their grasp.

That is something Lamela hinted at himself in a recent interview with tottenhamhotspur.com.

“We keep winning which is very important for us, but the next one at Manchester City is more important now,” Lamela said.

“Everyone trains hard to do their best on the pitch and I think this team is a very good team because we have quality and we are all together to fight.”

Pochettino has certainly built a wonderful squad and he has successfully integrated a number of the club’s younger players while making some wonderful additions in the transfer market – most notably Toby Alderweireld and Dele Alli.

If Tottenham defeat City they will lay down a marker for the rest of the campaign and by then it could even be a surprise two-horse race between the North London club and Leicester; something no one would have expected back in September.

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