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Victor Wanyama insists Tottenham have eyes on bigger prizes than finishing ahead of rivals Arsenal in the Premier League.

 

Spurs secured a 2-0 win in the north London derby at White Hart Lane on Sunday and are guaranteed to finish ahead of the Gunners in the league for the first time in 21 years.

 

Mauricio Pochettino's side are sat just four points behind leaders Chelsea after a nine-match winning streak in the top flight, and Wanyama insists the win over Arsenal was nothing unexpected.

Jose Mourinho has convinced many Manchester United fans that he is defying the odds but is it really true? Adam Bate on why the manager's media machinations work...

 

Prime Minister Theresa May has been derided for the incessant use of slogans since the launch of her election campaign. However, as with Donald Trump and his insistence on the adjective - from 'crooked Hillary' to 'crazy Bernie' - that doesn't necessarily mean it won't work. Repetition, even repetition that might not stand up to real scrutiny, resonates.

 

 

United's home misery

How does Jose Mourinho's Old Trafford record compare to his predecessors? A look at the numbers.

It's a trope that's as old as literature itself. Homer's Iliad, widely regarded as the earliest work in the Western literary tradition, began life as an oral poem passed down through the generations. Hence the recurring epithets. Odysseus was resourceful. Achilles was swift-footed and Ajax was mighty. The messages are hammered home so often that they stick.