Fabregas and Chelsea worried by Spurs title charge, says Pochettino

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Fabregas recently revealed that he is hoping that Leicester City will claim the Premier League title.

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has suggested that Cesc Fabregas and Chelsea are "worried" by the prospect of his team claiming their first Premier League title.

An impressive 4-0 win over Stoke City on Monday evening saw Spurs close the gap on leaders Leicester City to five points with four games to go.

Pochettino's men travel to West Brom on Monday night looking to keep up the pressure on Claudio Ranieri's men, before taking on bitter rivals Chelsea seven days later.

Guus Hiddink's side could have a big say on the Premier League trophy's final destination at the end of the season, with the Blues hosting Leicester on the last day.

Chelsea midfielder Fabregas has already come out to back Leicester, quoted in The Sun for their first ever league title, praising the passion of the league leaders.

But Pochettino insists his side will pay little attention to the former Arsenal star's comments, suggesting they prove his side are now being considered genuine title contenders.

"We [in football] need to speak and we need to say something interesting," he told Sky Sports.

"Sometimes, and I hope it's not the case, maybe I am boring in my press conferences, but I can understand."

"I feel very proud if other players want to go with Leicester and want them to win the league. I feel that maybe we've worried them [Chelsea] a lot, more than we believe."

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