Jermain Defoe insists Tottenham can win the Premier League title this season.
Spurs lead second-placed Liverpool on aim distinction after ten video games and haven’t misplaced within the league because the opening weekend of the season.
Solely Dominic Calvert-Lewin (10) has scored extra objectives than Tottenham’s Heung-min Son (9), whereas Harry Kane is main the best way in assists with 9.
And Defoe, who scored 143 objectives in 364 appearances for Tottenham in two spells, is assured his former membership can elevate a primary league title since 1961.
He instructed the Mennie Talks podcast: “In fact they will. It’s not me being biased, I’m simply wanting on the performances.
“I’m wanting on the performances and now we have Jose Mourinho. Individuals can say what they need, however now we have Mourinho and we’re enjoying the best way we’re, so something can occur.
“I see a trophy coming anyway.”
Final month, former Tottenham star and supervisor Tim Sherwood instructed talkSPORT Mourinho has ‘brainwashed’ his gamers into considering they will win the league title.
He mentioned: “He’s discovered a manner with the group of gamers he has.
“He’s purchased very properly, [Sergio] Reguilon has been a superb signing at left-back, however [Pierre-Emile] Hojbjerg for me has been the most effective signing. He matches into the fashion and simply protects the 2 centre-halves.
“Jose has brainwashed his gamers to imagine they should work to realize one thing – they should win trophies, this group of gamers.
“If you play as stable as they do, he’s nearly brainwashed them into believing.
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“And why wouldn’t you imagine in him? He’s received 20 main trophies in his profession and also you’re successful soccer matches, so then you definitely begin believing that this man is the true deal, he is aware of what he’s speaking about, and why can’t we win the league?
“After we’ve bought gamers like Son and Kane, who’re world class and will most likely play in any workforce on the planet, you’ve at all times bought an opportunity.
“They haven’t performed fantastically properly this season, however who cares?”