Christian Eriksen discusses Tottenham's chances of remaining in Premier League title picture next season

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Spurs are currently Leicester City's nearest challengers in the title race.

Christian Eriksen believes that if Tottenham can hold onto their best players this summer, they will have no problem remaining in the Premier League title race next season and doing even better than this campaign, The Telegraph reports.

Mauricio Pochettino's men's are currently Leicester City's nearest rivals in the race for the title, but have just five games to try and claw back the seven point gap to the Foxes.

And while it remains to be seen whether there is enough time for the season to take another dramatic twist, Eriksen appears confident that this campaign will not be the club's last in the title picture.

"We have the team to play for the title this season and if all the players stay and we have the same players next season we can do better hopefully," he told The Telegraph.

Although Spurs may come up short this time around, the progress that they have made with such a young squad suggests that they have the potential to be contenders for several years to come.

And while Claudio Ranieri's men's rise has been astonishing, their key players' fitness has been a key aspect of their performance. Nine of their squad have featured in over 30 of the club's 33 league games this season, so if they are slightly more unlucky with injuries next year, the amount of depth in their squad would be seriously put to the test.

And with all of the nine Foxes players to have featured in at least 30 games over the age of 25 - while Hugo Lloris and Toby Alderweireld are the only two from the six Spurs players to have played that many games and be over that age - it appears that the White Hart Lane club have more potential to remain at the summit for longer. 

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