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Tottenham No2 Bond admits FA Cup not priority

Tottenham No2 Kevin Bond admits they won't field a full-strength line-up for their FA Cup tie with Watford.

Champions League qualification remains Spurs' main priority, meaning the likes of Steven Pienaar, Danny Rose and Niko Kranjcar should get some game time tomorrow, but Bond insists resting key players does not mean the club are not taking the FA Cup seriously.

"Champions League is our number one goal, but the FA Cup is hugely important to us," the 54-year-old said.

"As a youngster when you played, you didn't dream about finishing in the top four so you could play in the Champions League, you all dreamed about playing at Wembley and lifting the cup.

"The players crave a cup final. They crave playing in the big games, the one-off games."

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