Harry Kane sees an opening for Spurs to be contenders not only for Champions League places this season, but possibly even for a title contending push. In quotes to the media as reported in the Evening Standard, Tottenham Hotspur's leading scorer displayed an optimism that comes with going 14 league matches without a loss.
"The League is wide open," said the England forward. "You couldn't really call a winner, whereas in other seasons one team will run away with it. We know what can be achieved.
"We have winnable games coming up, so it's an important month for us. We can definitely push up the League and it is a funny season in the Premier League — everyone seems to be beating everyone else.
"Look at Leicester. They are a good side and they have put a great run together. They will be full of confidence and trying to stay up there. We have to try to catch them and keep the teams around us at arm's length."
Despite dropping two points in Saturday's away draw against West Brom, Spurs are still in fifth place, three points out of third, and only
five six behind league leaders Leicester City. Far from being the Chelsea and City-dominated table that most pundits predicted, the first half of the season has been one of the strangest in recent memory.
What's more, the clubs ahead of Spurs have proven they're not immune to slipping up. Manchester City is continuing to drop points to teams further down the table, Arsenal is seriously banged up, Chelsea's goose is almost certainly cooked, and even now nobody really believes that Leicester will continue this torrid run of form over the course of an entire season. There's opportunities galore if Spurs can capitalize on them.
Harry, being the media-savvy footballer that he is, stops short of saying that Spurs will actually win the title, but he's clearly thinking what we're all thinking: why not