Dimitar Berbatov has claimed that Tottenham Hotspur’s number one priority this season should be to get their hands on the Carabao Cup.
Spurs have booked their place in the final of the competition, with Jose Mourinho’s men set to take on Manchester City at Wembley in late April.
The North Londoners have fallen off considerably in the Premier League over the last couple of months and now find themselves sitting outside of the top four.
Jose Mourinho’s men have plenty of work to do to get back into the Champions League qualification spots and have some crucial fixtures coming up in the next few months before the big final.
However, Berbatov believes that getting their hands on silverware should be the main objective for the club this season.
The Bulgarian was part of the Spurs side that last won silverware in 2008 and the former striker insisted that the North Londoners can take inspiration from the way he and his former teammates beat Chelsea in the League Cup final despite not being favourites.
Speaking to Betfair, Berbatov said: “At the moment I think Spurs need a trophy and it is a great opportunity this season to do that with them in the final of the League Cup.
“They have a big obstacle in their way, in Manchester City, but it’s a final and in a final you never know. Last time they won a trophy, I played and scored, Chelsea were the big favourites to win that one but we surprised everybody.
“So they have a chance and if they win it I think it will be a great boost for the moral of the whole team and Jose will prove once again that wherever he goes the trophies follow, it’s exactly what they need right now.
“Their number one priority should be winning the League Cup because it’s a trophy and for so long they have needed one. I think they also have enough quality to challenge for the top four, so that should also be up there too.”
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A lot can change between now and April 25 and so I am sure Mourinho will not be thinking about the final right now. We cannot afford to finish outside the top four for the second season in the row, particularly given the financial impact of COVID-19.
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