Danny Rose explains the advantage Spurs now have over Premier League rivals

The Tottenham full-back is delighted the north London side have returned from the international break in better fashion than Arsenal or Manchester City.

Tottenham Hotspur full-back Danny Rose believes his side now have a great advantage over their rivals after returning from the international break in better fashion than Arsenal and Manchester City, according to the club's official website.

City lost 4-1 and the Gunners were beaten 2-1 this weekend gone, while Tottenham beat West Ham United 4-1.

And Rose is delighted Arsenal and City suffered a set back while the north London outfit extended their unbeaten Premier League run to 12 games.

Rose told the Tottenham site: "It’s a great result, everyone’s over the moon - it’s just a shame that we couldn’t keep a clean sheet.

"Nevertheless, we showed great confidence. We’ve seen some teams come back from the international break and not manage to pick up wins this weekend - the likes of Arsenal and Manchester City - but we did very well."

Tottenham are just four points off the top of the Premier League, two points off the top four - meaning two points behind Arsenal.

Their continued momentum will certainly provide a huge boost, especially with the Gunners slipping up at the weekend - and Manchester City's humbling at the hands of Liverpool.

Things could get even better for Spurs at the weekend, as they face a Chelsea side they beat 5-3 at White Hart Lane last season. That was when the Blues went on to be champions - that's not quite the case now.

Jose Mourinho, however, will know what is at stake in terms of confidence if Chelsea lose to Tottenham. Will he park the bus?

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