Sebastien Bassong's bold response when asked if Tottenham can win the league

Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo  (L) vies with Tottenham Hotspur's Cameroon defender Sebastien Bassong during the Champions League quarter-final first leg football match...

Tottenham Hotspur are now considered to be genuine contenders for major honours on all fronts.

Leon Best of Newcastle battles Sebastien Bassong of Spurs during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur at St James' Park on January 22, 2011 in...

Ex-Spurs ace Sebastien Bassong was a guest on Sky Sports' Premier League Daily programme on Monday November 13th, and raved about the continued progression of his former club under Mauricio Pochettino, suggesting that it is only a matter of time until they win the Premier League title.

Tottenham have been in superb form so far this season, and currently sit in third position in the Premier League table, having already qualified for the knock-out stages of the Champions league with two group games to spare.

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur looks dejected after the Premier League match between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford on October 28, 2017 in...

Much of the credit for the Lilywhites rise to prominence must surely go down to their manager, who has provided the club's young prospects with the platform from which to showcase their true talents.

And Bassong was effusive in his praise of Spurs, when speaking live on Sky Sports' Premier League Daily programme on November 13th, pinpointing the impressive progression of the football club as a whole:

“At some point they will win the title because their progression is going up. The whole project is going up, what with the new stadium and young players coming through.”

Mauricio Pochettino, manager of Spurs reacts during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and AFC Bournemouth at Wembley Stadium on October 14, 2017 in London, England.

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Next up for Tottenham is their huge clash with bitter rivals Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday, and the game at the Emirates will be a real test of Pochettino's men's mettle.

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