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Harry Kane will have been giving Jose Mourinho nightmares this week as he ponders ways of neutralising the best young striker in England.

Danny Rose (left) battles with Eden Hazard during Tottenham's 5-3 victory over Chelsea at White Hart Lane on New Year's Day

Danny Rose admits Eden Hazard is one of his toughest opponents and the Tottenham left-back is aware he’ll have to put in a flawless defensive display to stop the Belgian winger if he gets the nod at Wembley.

Everton's Steven Naismith celebrates after scoring against Leicester in the 2-2 draw at Goodison Park

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Roberto Soldado in action for Spurs against Fiorentina (Photo by Gabriele Maltinti/Getty Images)

Roberto Soldado’s embarrassing mistake was the “key” moment in Tottenham’s Europa League exit, but Mauricio Pochettino had no regrets about playing the misfiring striker ahead of Harry Kane.

Arsenal in the Community head Alan Sefton at the new sports centre on Queensland Road

As Arsenal in the Community celebrate their 30th anniversary this week, it could certainly be said that the scheme has come full circle.

Tottenham's summer signing Ben Davies won the League Cup with Swansea in 2013

Ben Davies won’t give up hope of starting in another League Cup final – even if he is named in the line-up for tonight’s Europa League tie in Florence.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger (David Davies/PA Wire)

Arsene Wenger was left fuming with Arsenal’s “suicidal defending” as their nightmarish 3-1 defeat to Monaco left them on the brink of Champions League elimination.

Monaco celebrate Dimitar Berbatov's goal at the Emirates (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Former Tottenham striker Dimitar Berbatov returned to haunt Arsenal as Monaco secured a 3-1 win in the first leg of their last 16 Champions League tie at the Emirates Stadium.

From left: Spurs goalkeeper Brad Friedel, Kyle Walker and Harry Kane celebrate after beating Hull on penalties in the League Cup last season

As Spurs prepare to face Fiorentina and Chelsea, the prospect of a penalty shoot-out looms large – and the Lilywhites have a dismal record over the years.

Hugo Lloris. Pic: John Walton/PA Wire

Tottenham blogger David Lee says Mauricio Pochettino must leave his sentimentality on Wembley Way and pick Hugo Lloris in Sunday’s cup final.

Wingate & Finchley captain Marc Weatherstone. Pic: Martin Addison

Wingate & Finchley were left wondering how they had failed to score after being held to a frustrating goalless draw at home against Leatherhead on Saturday, which left them two points outside the play-off spots in the Ryman League Premier Division.

From left: Benji Dymant, David Marcus, Adam Manson, Adam Nathan and Darryl Taylor appeared at the half-time break during last week's Europa League game against Fiorentina to promote their cup final song

Spurs may have slipped down the Premier League table at the weekend but their cup final song has hit the top 100 in the charts.

Graham Rix, Arsenal

Former Arsenal skipper Graham Rix says Monaco will not be able to handle the Gunners’ firepower when the two sides lock horns in their Champions League last 16 tie.

Nabil Bentaleb

Nabil Bentaleb insists Tottenham will be “gutted” if they are knocked out of the Europa League on Thursday, but he admits the players will need to up their game after Sunday’s poor performance against West Ham.

Nabil Bentaleb (centre) is challenged by West Ham's Alex Song (}left) and Cheikhou Kouyate at White Hart Lane

Tottenham’s Nabil Bentaleb has hit back at West Ham manager Sam Allardyce’s suggestions that Harry Kane went down too easily to win his last-minute penalty in yesterday’s 2-2 draw at White Hart Lane.

Tottenham Hotspur's Eric Dier tackles West Ham United's Diafra Sakho during the Barclays Premier League match at White Hart Lane, London.

Harry Kane scored in the last second as West Ham surrender two-goal lead

Arsenal's Per Mertesacker goes up for a header (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Arsene Wenger praised central defenders Laurent Koscielny and Per Mertesacker after Arsenal secured a battling 2-1 win over London rivals Crystal Palace.

Arsenal's Olivier Giroud (centre) celebrates making it 2-0 against Crystal Palace

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The two goalscorers, Roberto Soldado (left) and Jose Maria Basanta, battle for the ball at White Hart Lane

Tottenham are rueing their failure to capitalise on a perfect start to their last-32 Europa League tie with Fiorentina after losing the lead in a 1-1 draw in the first leg at White Hart Lane.

Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Mauricio Pochettino says he is happy to face six games in three competitions over the next 17 days – because it means Tottenham are still fighting on multiple fronts as the business end of the season approaches.

Nacer Chadli

Nacer Chadli believes the Europa League has become a much more important competition this season now the winners are awarded a place in the Champions League.

Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino must decide how to get the most out of his squad in a busy but important period. Pic: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Tottenham blogger Henry Tribe discusses Spurs’ upcoming fixtures as the Lilywhites face two European ties with Fiorentina, a Premier League clash with West Ham and the Capital One Cup final in the next 11 days.

Danny Rose joins in with a football session after making a surprise visit to South Harringay Junior School. Pic: Action Images / Tony O'Brien

EXCLUSIVE: Danny Rose admits it is a challenge to balance his attacking and defensive roles as a modern full-back, but he believes he has improved from last season and is happy with his performances in a rapidly-improving Tottenham team.

Wingate & Finchley goalkeeper Bobby Smith. Pic: Martin Addison

It is award season at Wingate & Finchley and, following Daniel Nielsen’s manager of the month prize, Bobby Smith has won the Ryman Premier League goalkeeper of the month gong.

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