Crouch: I’d love to see Spurs take the title

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Peter Crouch has stated that he'd love to see his old club lift the premiership trophy this year, despite facing them in a crucial match on Monday evening.

Crouch's statement comes at an interresting time, given that the Premier League had already changed the referree for the match based on concers from Spurs supporters that the man in middle's support for Leicester City could affect his performance.

Crouch clearly had no concerns over whether the Stoke City supporters would question his commitement to the club and went on record saying that it would be incredible for the perenially underachieving Londoners to win the league.

"It's a great club that has probably underachieved in recent seasons and I think for them go on and win it would be incredible," the striker told Stoke City's official matchday publication.

"Obviously it would be incredible if Leicester were to do it too for so many reasons, but for me, having spent a good period of my career at White Hart Lane, I would like Spurs to nick it," he said, referring to his days at the Tottenham youth setup and the 2 years he spent playing for the first-team, helping them reach the Champion's League quarter-finals.

"First and foremost though we have to try and get the three points to get ourselves back on track following our defeat at Liverpool," he added. "The most important thing for us is not to worry about anybody else's season and concentrate on cementing ourselves in the top 10 and finishing as high as we can in the table.

"If in turn that compromises Tottenham's challenge for the title then so be it – my main priority right now is to help Stoke end the season well," he concluded.