Jan Vertonghen Admits Tottenham Will Show No Fear Against FA Cup Semi-Final Opponents Chelsea

James Charlton

The two table topping London clubs will fight it out at Wembley on Saturday with both sides in excellent form making the tie a must-watch for any football fan around the world.

Spurs centre-back Jan Vertonghen went on record to say that his side will have no fear when they face fellow countryman Eden Hazard and Spanish forward Diego Costa in next Saturday's FA Cup tie.

Tottenham Hotspur v Watford - Premier League
Tottenham Hotspur v Watford - Premier League

Tottenham recorded a 4-0 win over Bournemouth on Saturday, however, was their seventh in a row to send the north Londoners into the showdown brimming with confidence.

The White Hart Lane club, however, have bad memories of Hazard after it was his late goal at Stamford Bridge that all but ended Tottenham's title challenge a year ago.

Though they might be thankful for Costa's poor form of late even though the former Atletico Madrid star still has 22 goals in all competitions making him a threat regardless of form.


Vertonghen, via the  Mirror  said: “Chelsea is one of the best teams in the league this season and they played great and Eden is obviously a very special player.

“But we have played against him this season and we have played Chelsea and we won. Obviously we lost in the away game.

“Our first half there was maybe the best of the season. We have nothing to be afraid of. Not here at the Lane. Not at Saturday at Wembley.”


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