Toby Alderweireld has warned his Tottenham team-mates that they’re in a no-win state of affairs as they put together to face non-league Marine.
Tottenham kick-start their FA Cup marketing campaign on Sunday in opposition to a crew within the Northern Premier League Division One North West – eight divisions beneath them – with the unfancied outfit gearing up for a fairytale tie.
Alderweireld admits that it’s a troublesome state of affairs for Tottenham as they’re anticipated to win the sport and can earn no plaudits for doing so, which means that they are going to be below appreciable strain to carry out.
Toby Alderweireld is cautious that Tottenham ‘cannot actually when’ once they face Marine on Sunday
As reported by The Mirror, Alderweireld mentioned: ‘You may’t actually win the sport. When you win, you are anticipated to.
‘So it is strain however it’s good to have strain — you probably have no strain, you’re a little bit sloppy.
‘Everybody expects us to win simply nevertheless it’s by no means that straightforward as a result of, for many of these guys, it is the sport of their lives, so they will do every little thing to make it as troublesome as attainable.
‘It is as much as us to start out nicely and provides stage of efficiency.
‘If we put the identical work charge in as them then, in fact, high quality will beat them.’
Tottenham are extensively anticipated to prevail however Alderweireld has warned in opposition to complacency
Jose Mourinho indicated that he’ll area a powerful crew when Tottenham tackle Marine
Alderweireld has been at Tottenham since 2015 however remains to be ready for his first trophy with the membership.
That would change this season, with Jose Mourinho’s aspect by way of to the ultimate of the Carabao Cup, and, along with their FA Cup exploits, they’re additionally nonetheless lively within the Europa League.
Tottenham are simply 4 factors behind Premier League leaders Liverpool with a sport in hand after bouncing again from a spell of poor latest kind.
Mourinho indicated that he’s planning to area a powerful crew in opposition to Marine, who play within the Northern Premier League North West Division One.