BBC pundit Alan Shearer has run the rule over the contenders for the Premier League title.

It looks set to be a really tight race to win the crown and Spurs are currently fifth, four points off Manchester United at the top.

Shearer highlighted Tottenham’s tendency to sit off teams when they go a goal ahead.

But he praised Harry Kane and Heung-min Son while raving over Tanguy Ndombele’s man of the match performance yesterday.

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“Tottenham have got a lot of quality too, as we saw in their win over Sheffield United on Sunday,” wrote Shearer in his column.

“Harry Kane and Son Heung-min have been outstanding for Jose Mourinho’s side all season but Tanguy Ndombele showed Spurs are not just about those two with his man-of-the-match display against the Blades.

“Spurs have had their issues too, mostly with dropping points from winning positions in recent weeks.

“At 2-0 up, they had a sloppy 10 or 15 minutes after half-time where they conceded and let Sheffield United back into the game, but Ndombele’s brilliant goal was the perfect response and made the points safe.

“The next target for Spurs is to string some results together, something they have managed already this season when they went 12 league games unbeaten before Christmas.”

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The title is there for the winning for any club who can put a run of wins together.

Manchester City look best placed to do that given their solid recent defensive record and inviting run of fixtures ahead.

But if Spurs can rediscover the form they showed in the early weeks of the season, they can have a big say in the race.

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