Dimitar Berbatov reveals huge concerns for Spurs ahead of crunch clash vs Arsenal

first_img Metro Sport ReporterFriday 1 Mar 2019 9:39 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link Dimitar Berbatov reveals huge concerns for Spurs ahead of crunch clash vs Arsenal Advertisement Berbatov joined Manchester United following two seasons at Spurs (Picture: Getty)Dimitar Berbatov has admitted he has growing concerns for his former side Tottenham ahead of this weekend’s north London derby against Arsenal.Mauricio Pochettino’s men have lost their last two games, effectively ending any realistic hopes they had of winning the Premier League title this season.Now, attention turns to securing a top four spot and that starts with Saturday’s clash against the Gunners.But Berbatov, who played for Spurs between 2006 to 2008, is concerned the players will be tired following the draining mid-week 2-0 defeat to Chelsea.ADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City“Spurs will be up for it but I’m not sure that’ll be enough,” Berbatov said of the Arsenal clash. “You can get through on adrenalin for some of the game but not the whole 90 minutes.AdvertisementAdvertisement“If they score early then maybe it will be a different story but in a tight and tactical game fatigue can take its toll.”Berbatov also credited Arsenal’s revival of late under Unai Emery, including a recent 5-1 demolition of AFC Bournemouth. Comment Advertisement He scored 46 goals for Spurs during his career (Picture: Getty)“Arsenal are a dangerous side right now,” he added. “They won 5-1 this week and those front players have serious pace.“If Spurs’ defence is physically and mentally drained they will have problems.“Spurs’ attack was lacklustre at Stamford Bridge and I hope Harry Kane has not been rushed back too soon as that can lead to more injuries.”More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errorsDespite the club’s shaky form of late, the 38-year-old is still backing Spurs to secure a top four spot and push on for next season.They currently sit in third position with a four-point gap between themselves and Manchester United in fourth.“The title looks gone now and Tottenham are wobbling a little in their bid for a top four but they still have a points advantage over Arsenal, United and Chelsea,” Berbatov said.“If they can stay fit and not suffer any more injuries then I think they can handle the pressure over these final 10 fixtures.”MORE: Verratti would be ‘great’ signing for United, says BerbatovWill Spurs finish in the top four?Yes0%No0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultslast_img

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