Ledley King: 'Tottenham Hotspur can finish second'

King: 'Spurs can finish second'
© PA Photos
Ledley King says that Tottenham Hotspur can finish second in the Premier League this season.

Former Tottenham Hotspur captain Ledley King has hinted that the club could overhaul Manchester City to finish second in the Premier League this season.

Andre Villas-Boas's side currently sit third in the table, five points behind second-placed City.

King has admitted that he is impressed with the job Villas-Boas has done at White Hart Lane so far.

"It's Andre Villas-Boas's first season in charge but they're already showing great signs of being able to compete at the very top level," Soccerway quotes King as saying.

"We beat Manchester United away for the first time since 1989 and he has shown that, tactically, he can compete with the big managers.

"Confidence is high and there is no reason for the players to be looking behind them. They're looking up, trying to keep this run of form going and to catch Manchester City."

Spurs host North London rivals Arsenal in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon.

Ledley King
Read Next:
Ledley King shares injury regrets
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City23202167175062
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd23155348163250
3Liverpool23138254282647
4Chelsea23145441162547
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs23135546212544
6Arsenal23116641301139
7Burnley239771920-134
8Leicester CityLeicester238783432231
9Everton2376102538-1327
10Watford2375113342-926
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2367102941-1225
12Crystal Palace2367102133-1225
13Bournemouth2366112435-1124
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2366111939-2024
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2365122131-1023
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2358101729-1223
17Southampton2349102334-1121
18Stoke CityStoke2355132350-2720
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom23310101830-1219
20Swansea CitySwansea2345141435-2117
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account