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David Ginola: 'Tottenham Hotspur must finish top four'

Ginola: 'Spurs must finish top four'
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Former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder David Ginola says that it is "vital" the club manage to secure a top-four position in the Premier League table.

Former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder David Ginola has said that it is "vital" the club manage to secure a top-four position in the Premier League table come the end of the season.

Spurs still sit fourth in the division, but are currently just two points ahead of fifth-placed Chelsea.

Mauricio Pochettino's side will take on Newcastle United on Wednesday, while Chelsea will face Huddersfield Town on the same night.

Tottenham will enter the clash with the Magpies off the back of a 1-0 defeat at West Bromwich Albion, and Ginola has been left concerned by his former team's current form ahead of the match against Rafael Benitez's side.

"Finishing third or fourth is a priority because it is the only thing left for the club this season. Obviously to see Spurs play in the Champions League again next year, it's vital, it's just vital for the club," Ginola told talkSPORT.

"We have talked so many times about the new stadium, it's going to be a new era for Spurs and they need to play in the best competitions around, so qualifying for the Champions League is a priority.

"They have to win their last two games, but if you look at the game they played last weekend [against West Brom], it was not quite the team we have seen throughout the season and you can lose against anyone if you play like that again."

Tottenham's final Premier League match of the season is at home to Leicester City this weekend.


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Mauricio Pochettino during the Champions League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Real Madrid on November 1, 2017
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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool1714303773045
2Manchester CityMan City17142148103844
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs17130431161539
4Chelsea17114235142137
5Arsenal17104337231434
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd177552929026
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves177461919025
8Everton176652422224
9West Ham UnitedWest Ham177372525024
10Watford177372325-224
11Bournemouth177282528-323
12Leicester CityLeicester176472121022
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton176382024-421
14Newcastle UnitedNewcastle174491422-816
15Crystal Palace1743101423-915
16Cardiff CityCardiff1742111733-1614
17Southampton172691632-1612
18Burnley1733111533-1812
19Huddersfield TownHuddersfield1724111028-1810
20Fulham1723121642-269

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