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Tottenham boss Mourinho: Nothing special going to Chelsea Prem leaders

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho says there's nothing special about returning to Chelsea this weekend.

Spurs go to Stamford Bridge top of the Premier League and shaping up to be title contenders.

"Maybe we don't go there on top of the league," said Mourinho. "Maybe Liverpool gets a point or a victory at Brighton and then we don't go there top of the league.

"Going there top of the league or with Liverpool top doesn't change anything for us.

"We are always contenders to win the next match. Nothing more than that. We are going to be there, three possible results. We know anything can happen, but we go there and our objective is to win the game."

Hugo Lloris, Giovani Lo Celso and Steven Bergwijn were all absent from the squad as Spurs eased to a 4-0 win in the Europa League against Ludogorets on Thursday but could return for Chelsea.

"I want to believe yes," said Mourinho when quizzed about their availability. "Little things, that if I wanted to push and if I wanted to risk a little bit, they could do it."

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