Tottenham Hotspur are still to the Four: Harry
Published 05/12/2009 | 11:00
Tottenham Hotspur boss Harry Redknapp is convinced he has the ingredients to follow in the footsteps of Everton and break into the Barclays Premier League top four.
David Moyes' men were the last to break the monopoly at the summit, back in 2005, but there is genuine hope that Spurs can achieve it this season as they are currently third.
They face another test of their credentials tomorrow when they travel to Goodison Park to face Everton.
“The top four is a target, a difficult target to achieve but it's where we want to be and where we want to aim for,” Redknapp said.
“We've got to believe we can get there and we will keep trying as hard as possible. We'll give it everything we've got and there is no reason why we can't achieve it with the squad we've got. I think we can do it.”
Everton have struggled this season and have not lived up to their billing as one of the teams that could break into the Champions League places but Redknapp is still wary of them.
“You never get an easy game there, David has done a great job, but we're playing well. We played very well at Villa and need to do the same on Sunday.”
Redknapp's squad has held strong in the first third of the season and he is unlikely to make radical changes in January, although Brazil defensive midfielder Sandro is a target from Internacional.
“The chairman has been speaking to the people there,” Redknapp said. “It's something we're interested in doing and the chairman is well down the road with .”