Mauricio Pochettino responds when asked: Can Tottenham Hotspur still win the Premier League?

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham Hotspur are currently 10 points behind Chelsea in the race for the Premier League title?

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has refused to rule his side out of the title race, as per his comments in the Hertfordshire Mercury.

Speaking at his press conference today, Pochettino admitted that Spurs had work to do if they were to lift the Premier League title for the first time in their history.

However, he would not suggest that the Lilywhites were completely out of the race to finish in first spot in England’s top flight, as there is still over half the season to play.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino

"It's a long way to the end of the season, many things can happen," Pochettino said.

"Ten points is a big gap, but in football anything can happen. It's a long way to the end of the season, it's for that we always believe we can win games, perform and fight to reduce that gap.

"It's important to get three points against Hull, important to be in a good position to fight with the top four."

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino before the match

Tottenham have proven difficult to beat this season, but they have drawn too many games to keep pace with league leaders Chelsea.

Spurs are currently 10 points behind Antonio Conte’s side, and they will have to put together a brilliant second half of the campaign if they are to have any chance of catching their in-form London rivals.

Tottenham’s immediate attention will be directed at retaining their place in the top four.

As things stand, Spurs are in fifth place in the Premier League table - three points behind Manchester City, who occupy the final spot in the Champions League qualification spaces.

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