Peter Crouch insists there will be no room for sentiment when Tottenham take on Portsmouth in the FA Cup semi-final.
Crouch, Jermain Defoe and Niko Kranjcar could all face their former side at Wembley.
“I feel for Portsmouth, as it’s a great club and I loved my time there, but there is no sentiment,” said Crouch. “We want to get to the final and give the fans here something to cheer about.”
The striker lifted the trophy with Liverpool in 2006: “Winning it with Tottenham would probably be a bigger achievement.
“I also joined Portsmouth just after they won the FA Cup in 2008 and the whole place was buzzing. But they’ve had their turn and hopefully it’s ours now.
“I said at the start of the season that I wanted to join a club that were going places and I really believe Tottenham are. So far, I’ve been proved right.
“We’ll all look forward to a great occasion at Wembley but we need to do a job and make sure we get to the final.”
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