Chelsea boss questions whether Tottenham have the guts for title fight

Guus Hiddink

Tottenham have enjoyed a fine campaign, and are not out of the title race just yet.

Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink has questioned whether Tottenham Hotspur have the guts to keep their title fight alive tonight at Stamford Bridge, as reported by the Evening Standard.

The former Russian and Dutch national team boss explained how Leicester City have proven their credentials, but is not so sure about Spurs:

“In some players it might cause nerves and not by attitude, they might underperform a bit. Leicester are fearless but some Tottenham players might be affected by being on top and think: ‘What now?”

Chelsea have had to endure their most disappointing season since the arrival of billionaire owner Roman Abramovich.

Hiddink has managed to steady the ship since his arrival in December, but they still sit in 10th place in the Premier League, and face the realisation that there will be no European football at Stamford Bridge next season for the time since 1998.

Even though Chelsea's season is theoretically over, Hiddink went on to explain how important his side's final games are:

"We desperately like to win the next game and then we have massive games against Sunderland and Leicester. The players don’t need to be told, whether playing Spurs now or another team in the future."

The game between Chelsea and Tottenham has the potential to be one of the all time classics. Despite the Blues poor league position, they are quite clearly very motivated to stop Spurs form winning the league, and the tempo of the game will surely be intense straight from the kick-off.

Can Spurs win and keep their title hopes alive? Or will Chelsea gain consolation in their season by stopping their arch-rivals from winning the league?

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