Pochettino taking inspiration from bitter rivals as Tottenham look to get back into the title race

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino suggests Tottenham Hotspur will take inspiration from Chelsea as they look to force their way back into the title race.

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino has explained how he and his team are taking inspiration from Chelsea's nine-game winning run in the Premier League, and insisted that Tottenham cannot be ruled out of the title race yet, as quoted by the Express.

The north London outfit have been on a poor run over this past two months, and have had to endure heavy criticism from pundits and fans alike, after winning just two of their last eight Premier League games, and being dumped out of the Champions League at the group stage phase.

Tottenham manager Mauricio PochettinoTottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino

But Pochettino was bullish when discussing his side's title hopes, citing Antonio Conte's Chelsea, and their fine run of form, as an example of what can happen when the confidence comes flooding back, as quoted by the Express:

"The Premier League is tough and Chelsea started very bad. They changed their system and look where they are now. There is enough time to recover the gap. Yes, we have fallen short, but now we have an opportunity to play two games at home in four days."

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino before the matchTottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino before the match

Tottenham will now be looking to embark on a run of victories in the four game spell that leads up to their huge clash with the Premier League leaders at White Hart Lane on January 4th.

Next up for the Lilywhites is a home game tomorrow night against a Hull City side who have been really struggling of late, and nothing less than three points will do.

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