Gary Neville gives stinging verdict on Tottenham Hotspur's title chances

Sky Sports commentator and former footballer Gary Neville gestures before the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Hove Albion and West Ham at the American Express...

Pundit says Tottenham Hotspur will not win the title.

Assistant Manager Gary Neville looks on during an England training session at St Georges Park on May 30, 2016 in Burton on Trent, England.

Gary Neville has told Sky Sports that he does not believe Tottenham Hotspur can win the Premier League title.

Three successive wins have kept Spurs in touch with Liverpool and Manchester City, and separated themselves from the teams in fourth, fifth and sixth.

Tottenham still have Harry Kane and Dele Alli to come back from injury, and could finish the season strong.


Neville says he would like to see Tottenham win the league, but cannot see it happening.

He told Sky Sports: "I woke up this morning to people saying Tottenham are title contenders again and I don't think they are.

"I think if City had played yesterday, Liverpool had played today and Tottenham were on Monday Night Football, I don't think we would even be talking about Tottenham as title contenders because Liverpool and City would be many points in front.

"I'd expect them to beat Watford and Newcastle because they're a good side, but they're not going to have the squad depth or the quality to be able to compete with City and Liverpool.

"That is not a criticism and I know Tottenham fans have been disappointed in the last few weeks and I've dismissed them for the title because they are so close. I hope they win it, but I don't think they will."

Tottenham midfielder Erik Lamela is watched carefully by Newcastle defender DeAndre Yedlin during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United at Wembley, London...

Tottenham were written off as soon as Kane got injured, and despite two disappointing cup exits, they have found a way to grind out wins in the Premier League.

Spurs' next fixtures are at home to Leicester and away to Burnley, before back to back league games away to Chelsea and at home to Arsenal.

If Tottenham can find a way to win all four and then Kane and Alli return, Neville might have to start changing his tune.

Spurs are four points behind league leaders Liverpool, who travel to West Ham tonight to play their game in hand.

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur, Harry Winks of Tottenham Hotspur ,Heung-Min Son of Tottenham Hotspur, and Juan Foyth of Tottenham Hotspur celebrate following their sides...

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