Les Ferdinand delivers underwhelming verdict on Tottenham's title hopes

QPR Director of Football Les Ferdinand arrives at the Stadium ahead of the match

Tottenham Hotspur have closed the gap on league leaders Chelsea in recent weeks.

QPR director of football  Les Ferdinand Les Ferdinand

Ex-Spurs striker Les Ferdinand spoke exclusively to Sky Sports News, in an interview broadcast at 7:33 am on Thursday April 20th, and delivered his verdict on his former club's title hopes, as they continue to hunt down Chelsea at the top of the Premier League table.

Tottenham have been in sensational form of late, winning seven consecutive league games, whilst the Blues have stumbled, losing two out of their last four, and their lead over Mauricio Pochettino's men has been cut to just four points.

The two side's will meet at Wembley on Saturday in the FA Cup semi final, in a game that could have a huge psychological bearing on the Premier League title race.

But Ferdinand, who spent five-and-a-half years with Spurs, explained how he believes Chelsea have enough to just about get over the line, when speaking to Sky Sports:

Tottenham manager Mauricio PochettinoTottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino

"I said a couple of weeks ago, Tottenham can't win it, Chelsea can only lose it, and I still believe that. As the points start to whittle down, things become a little bit shaky. Its all about momentum, and Tottenham have got the momentum at the moment, so I think they'll keep chasing, but I just think Chelsea will have enough to sneak over the line."

Tottenham arguably have the tougher run-in out of the two teams, with four of their final six games coming away from home, whilst the exact opposite is true for the Antonio Conte's side.

To have any chance whatsoever, Pochettino's side will surely be looking at a return of 18 points from those half dozen matches.

And taking their current form into account, it would take a brave man to bet against them doing just that.

Tottenham manager Mauricio PochettinoTottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino

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