Hugo Lloris has played down talk that Tottenham should be aiming for the Premier League trophy, insisting that the ambition within the club is to secure Champions League football next season, according to The Sun.
The Tottenham captain in has been vital in Spurs' rise up the table in recent years, establishing himself as one of the best goalkeepers in the Premier League.
However, despite Tottenham's impressive run of form, the French international is adamant that remaining consistent in the club's immediate target.
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"We’ve heard from outside that Tottenham plays for the title," Lloris said. "But before we think about Manchester City, it’s important to stay in the top four. That is the main target, to remain consistent in the league.
"We have been in the top four for the last two years and need to carry on with that. To settle the club in this position and to gradually reduce the gap with the best.
"It’s our ambition to win the title, but we need to go step by step."
Ahead of Saturday's highly anticipated North London Derby, the biggest discussion was about if there had been a power shift from Arsenal to Tottenham.
Although a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Arsène Wenger's side has given the Gunners temporary bragging rights, Spurs fans will still feel their side are closer to winning a Premier League title than their local rivals.