Chelsea boss targets Spurs
Maurizio Sarri has warned Tottenham their Champions League qualification place is under threat from his Chelsea side.
Sixth-placed Chelsea have a game in hand and are now a point behind fifth-placed Arsenal and two adrift of Manchester United in fourth after Sunday's 2-1 win at Fulham.
Third-placed Spurs, beaten 2-0 at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday, are just five points better off than the Blues, and Sarri has them in his sights.
The Italian reckons Mauricio Pochettino's men, who until recently were trying to force their way into the title fight with Manchester City and Liverpool, should be looking over their shoulders.
"We were trying to involve Tottenham in the fight and I think that now they are involved," Sarri said. "So, better two teams for four places than three for one place."
Tottenham put a tough week behind them with a point against arch rivals Arsenal on Saturday, a result which suited the likes of Chelsea and Manchester United.
Michael Holland is a reporter with over two decades of journalism experience. A Bolton fan, Michael often writes football articles, as well as having a strong knowledge of golf, cricket and Australian sports.