Roy Keane delivers blunt verdict on Tottenham ahead of Chelsea clash
The Manchester United legend raises questions over Tottenham Hotspur
Roy Keane has suggested Tottenham Hotspur aren’t as good as they think ahead of Saturday’s trip to Premier League leaders Chelsea.
The Lilywhites were eliminated from the Champions League on Tuesday night with a game to spare after a 2-1 loss to Ligue 1 side AS Monaco.
Tottenham ended a four-game winless run in the Premier League last weekend thanks to Harry Kane’s late double in a 3-2 win against West Ham United at White Hart Lane.
The north London side are in fifth place and four points adrift of leaders Chelsea ahead of their short journey to Stamford Bridge for Saturday evening’s London derby.
Former Manchester United captain Keane, who was part of the club’s Champions League-winning side in 1999, delivered a withering verdict on Tottenham ahead of their crunch Premier League clash.
“There are no excuses for Tottenham,” Keane told ITV Sport.
“Their manager comes across as a pretty honest guy. They’ve had injuries and they’ve been playing at Wembley. Tottenham should have had enough to get out of the group.
“Maybe they’re not as good as they think they are or we think they are. They scored three goals in five group games which is not good enough.”
Tottenham finished in third place in the Premier League table last season after challenging Leicester City for the title in the 2015-16 campaign.
Pochettino’s side are the only unbeaten side in the Premier League this term.