Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Huddlestone in Gunners Jibe as Spurs Turn It On

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Huddlestone in Gunners Jibe as Spurs Turn It On

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TOTTENHAM midfielder Tom Huddlestone today taunted rivals Arsenal by insisting Spurs are ready to take their crown as the game's great entertainers and end their trophyless run while they are at it.

Spurs made the last eight of the UEFA Cup last night with a thrilling 3-2 win over Sporting Braga at White Hart Lane to take the tie 6-4 on aggregate.

While Arsenal's much-praised football is set to leave them potless again, Spurs have European glory and the FA Cup firmly in their sights.

"Arsenal are renowned as the maybe the best footballing team in Europe, but I think we're getting there," Huddlestone said.

"Obviously a key element of football is to try and entertain the fans.

"The last seven games we have scored 23 goals and it's an exciting time for the fans, but the main things is we're winning games.

"If we can play exciting football and win it's a good combination. The team we've got is young and fairly attacking, we have a freedom to express ourselves. …

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