EIGHT days ago, they were calling it the Week from Hell.
The three-game run that would finally see Spurs crumble, as their lack of signings finally came home to roost.
Getty Images – Getty6 Mauricio Pochettino has helped Spurs defy doubters and injury worries – to leave them with bigger dreams than just a top-four finish
A spell which would see the first cracks in a stretched-to-the-limit squad as Premier League battles with Chelsea and Arsenal sandwiched a must-win Champions League game with Inter Milan.
Instead, they go into today’s North London derby with two wins in the bag already, spirits and confidence rarely higher and dreams starting to stretch simply beyond the top four.
It would have been a stunning start under normal circumstances.
Under the circumstances Mauricio Pochettino has had to contend with, it is truly remarkable.
Getty Images – Getty6 Tottenham chief Mauricio Pochettino goes head to head with Unai Emery after his rivals impressive start as Arsenal chief this season