Liverpool hero John Barnes hands fans TWO huge warnings about ‘dangerous’ Tottenham

Arnold Nichols
June 3, 2019

Young Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks will be hoping to play in tonight's Champions League final between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur. But I've watched Tottenham over the last three or four years under Pochettino and they're a ruthless team as well.

Thousands upon thousands of fans are going to be making their way over to the Spanish city in the next few hours, with majority having already arrived. "It's been the craziest one ever and being at the end of that insane campaign now is something unbelievable".

"Everyone is expecting a tactical battle, but emotions will be the deciding factor".

Unlike several teammates, Robertson is unconvinced the manner of defeat by Real Madrid past year will provide added motivation or an invaluable experience in the Spanish capital.

Ten of Salah's strikes this season have been game-winners or go-ahead goals and, across all competitions, Liverpool have won each of the 21 games in which he has scored.

The Guinean midfielder has endured a hard first season at Anfield after his long-awaited arrival from RB Leipzig last summer, but seemed to be hitting his best form at just the right time before picking up a groin injury in the first leg of the Reds' semi-final against Barcelona.

Kane has not played a competitive match since April 9 and Tottenham have survived without their star striker, even if a storming run in the Champions League belied a collapse in form domestically.

"In the group stages, we got one point after three games".


He's since played all but 13 minutes of the six knockout fixtures in the competition and established himself as a vital cog in Jürgen Klopp's machine. "The Barca away game - there are so many [moments] I can't tell them all but it's been insane".

Mauricio Pochettino has marshalled his resources beautifully to take them this far and they would be focused on making the most of their opportunity and winning the title.

"When I saw the video and heard the commentator, it was impossible to keep my emotions in", Lucas said in an interview with The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/may/30/lucas-moura-tottenham-champions-league-liverpool-manchester-united.

Despite securing a dramatic comeback win over Ajax in the semi-finals, Spurs are still not considered favourites ahead of Liverpool, who beat them during both meetings in the Premier League this season.

It is a fair assumption, with the Liverpool duo up there among the best in the world in their position right now. For Liverpool and Tottenham, another chance to end the wait. But despite two loses to the Reds in the Premier League this season, the Spurs have shown the determination to cause upsets in recent matches.

His ability to find the net against marquee opponents such as Barcelona and Juventus has helped the 25-year-old reach that tally in quicker time than either Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo.

A fully-fit Kane would surely start but Pochettino will have to decide whether his top scorer is "match fit" after seven weeks on the sidelines.

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