Revealed: Tottenham’s top five tacklers this season in the Premier League

Tottenham have been on an upward curve under Mauricio Pochettino that has carried on this season.

One element of that is the continued tightening of the Spurs defence and they now consistently have one of the best defensive records in the Premier League.

Spurs are one of the most complete teams in the Premier League and they can take one step closer to winning their first trophy since 2008 with a win over struggling Swansea to make the FA Cup semi finals this weekend.

Much of the discussion around Spurs’ development surrounds their need to win a trophy and while there is no doubt that the first piece of silverware would get the monkey off their back, the absence of a medal should not mask the progress made at the club under the Argentine.

We’ve had a closer look at the tackling stats to see how many Pochettino’s players – one of the hardest working teams in the Premier League – make and who makes the most.

Read on to see who came out on top of the rankings…