Kaboul - Spurs not scared of City
Younes Kaboul insists Spurs are not intimidated by Manchester City, but played down talk of a title tilt by the White Hart Lane club.
Last Updated: 19/01/12 10:59am
Tottenham defender Younes Kaboul insists the club are not intimidated by Manchester City, but played down talk of a title tilt by the White Hart Lane club.
Harry Redknapp's men travel to the Etihad Stadium on Sunday sat in third place in the Premier League, five points behind table-topping City.
They head north in fine form, having lost just once since August, and many are tipping the Londoners to launch a surprise title challenge.
However, they slipped up in their previous league game last weekend, with Luka Modric's strike salvaging a point at home to Wolves.
They were also crushed 5-1 by City at the Lane in the reverse fixture last August, but Kaboul says they do not fear Roberto Mancini's expensively assembled squad.
"No, it's not scary," the former Portsmouth defender told The Sun. "It will be the same as facing Wolves in our last game.
"It will be a tough away game with a good atmosphere but we can do something.
"Everyone is waiting for that game, it's going to be a big game and we need to prepare properly. I'm sure it will be a good one to watch."
Kaboul also revealed the players are not thinking about the Premier League title, despite their lofty position in the table, with a Champions League place their main priority this season.
"We are not talking about being champions, it's only outside the club that people think that," Kaboul added.
"For us the only important thing is to work hard and try to be in the Champions League next season."