David Thompson comments on the squads of Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur, who lost to Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium in the North London derby at the weekend.

David Thompson has suggested on social networking site Twitter that Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur have the same problem.

The 40-year-old former Liverpool midfielder believes that although both the Reds and Spurs have a strong starting lineup, they do not have the squad strength to win the Premier League or the Champions League.

Tottenham have challenged for the Premier League title for the past two seasons and will be hoping to do the same this time around.

Liverpool just about sneaked into the top four of the Premier League last season and will aim to do the same in 2017-18.

Spurs have a much better starting lineup and a squad than the Reds have, and the North London outfit should be able to finish above Jurgen Klopp’s side in the league table.

Meanwhile, Bradley Allen has admitted that Arsenal deserved to win against Tottenham 2-0 in the North London derby at the weekend.

The Tottenham academy coach believes that the Gunners deservedly picked up all three points from the Premier League game at the Emirates Stadium in North London on Saturday afternoon.

Allen told BBC Sport (14:29): “A brilliant defensive display form Arsenal, and how many times have we been able to say that in recent seasons? It was an invigorating performance from the home side.

“There was an aggressive start, a strong header for the first, and after the second Tottenham simply huffed and puffed. Arsenal were worthy winners while Tottenham’s gameplan simply didn’t work.”


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