West Ham midfielder Robert Snodgrass has issued a rallying cry ahead of this weekend’s trip to Tottenham Hotspur, the club’s official website reports.
The Hammers travel to the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium for their first ever derby at Spurs’ new ground.
And it could end up being a historic day for West Ham. The Irons have a golden opportunity to become the first team ever to beat Tottenham in their new stadium.
Robert Snodgrass on West Ham’s trip to Spurs
Ahead of the derby clash, Snodgrass talked up Tottenham’s credentials but believes his team will be desperate to get the win.
Snodgrass told whufc.com: “You want to be testing yourself against the very best and Spurs are in the semi-final of the Champions League so it’s one where the fans will want to obviously go and win, the players will want to go and win and, as a club, you want to go and win and end the season on a high.”
With this game being the first derby in the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, the 31-year-old thinks his players need to be at their best to claim victory over their London rivals.
The Scotsman added: “It’s Spurs and if you’re not motivated for that, there’s no point in turning up. There is so much at stake, with the rivalry between the two clubs, so I think that’s the game you obviously want to win and get the bragging rights, finish the season on a high and get the three points.”