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King tips Tottenham for title challenge

Tottenham's Ledley King says they have what it takes to challenge the League's best

Spurs skipper Ledley King in action against Fulham

Tottenham defender Ledley King says they compete with the best teams in the Barclays Premier League.

Spurs made it seven victories in eight matches with a 3-1 win over Fulham on Sunday and are lying fifth in the table.

Tottenham trail leaders Manchester City by nine points and second-placed Manchester United by four, although Spurs have a game in hand on both teams.

But King said: "I hope we can become the biggest challenger to the Manchester teams. We're still learning, we're still taking one game at a time, but at the moment we feel we can win every game we go into."

Key Points

  • Tottenham have won seven of last eight matches
  • King says Spurs can compete with top teams
  • Trail Man City by nine points and Man Utd by four