Cesar Azpilicueta sends warning to Tottenham Hotspur

Ahead of Sunday’s Premier League clash against Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta has sent a warning to Jose Mourinho’s team.

Azpilicueta has warned Tottenham Hotspur that Chelsea are in good form and want to be the top team in London.

Speaking ahead of the game, Azpilicueta told The Telegraph: “It’s one of those kinds of games when you usually feel a special atmosphere at the Bridge and that game [in 2016], we were having a terrible season, we were losing 2-0 at half-time.

“But, in the second half, the electricity around the stadium… I think something clicked that day that even though we were not playing for anything, just to not let Tottenham win the league. It was not only the game, it was the title race as well that they were involved in.

“Every year is different and we had a very good record against them until two or three seasons ago when we lost, but, hopefully, we can keep beating them at the Bridge.”

He added: “We always try to be the top team in London and we want to be at the top because that means we are the No 1s. That’s what we fight for.

“We are in good form and, hopefully, we can improve on last season and now reach higher levels.”

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