Tottenham supervisor, Jose Mourinho, has taken a veiled swipe at Arsenal’s league place forward of each groups’ Premier League derby on Sunday night at Emirates.
Mourinho mentioned he isn’t involved with the North London energy battle with Arsenal and he’s solely trying up and never down the Premier League desk.
The Portuguese gaffer is concentrated solely on guaranteeing Tottenham stay within the battle for the Premier League prime 4 and never the place Mikel Arteta’s aspect are within the desk.
Tottenham are at present seven factors forward of Arsenal, and a victory on Sunday would go an extended method to guaranteeing Spurs end above the Gunners within the league for a fifth successive 12 months.
“I search for, I don’t look down,” Mourinho mentioned at his pre-match press convention on Friday.
“If Arsenal was seven factors forward of us, I might take a look at them. However as a result of we now have seven factors greater than them, I don’t look down.
“However on the similar time, we at all times look to the following match. And if as an alternative of Arsenal, it was Villa or Newcastle, the following matches we’re going to play, precisely the identical feeling.
“We really feel we’re higher than the place we’ve within the desk, and we need to enhance our place, so we want factors for that. It doesn’t matter to the opponent. It doesn’t matter if it’s a London derby – in actual fact, it’s the fourth in a row within the Premier League.
“It’s a Premier League match, three factors are there to struggle for, and that’s what we’re going to attempt to do.”