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Tottenham star respects this weekend's opponents

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Tottenham's Moussa Dembele has spoken of his teams respect for Norwich City ahead of their clash on Saturday.

Dembele made his Spurs debut against the Canaries last season, netting the opening goal after coming off the bench, only for Robert Snodgrass to spoil the day when he snatched a late equaliser.

Tottenham suffered derby-day disappointment in their last league fixture when a 1-0 defeat at Arsenal ruined their perfect start to the season but will hope to return to winning ways this weekend.

Norwich will be content with their start to the season, sitting in eighth place, and Dembele acknowledges it won't be an easy game: "Norwich are a good team and we have a lot of respect for them. We didn’t have a lot of success against them last season and we know it will be tough," he said, speaking to Tottenham's official website.

The Canaries, like Spurs, were busy in the transfer market over the summer, signing eight players, but Dembele is hopeful home advantage can see his side through, he said: “They have bought some good players as well, players I know from the Dutch league like Leroy Fer and van Wolfswinkle, so they have improved, but we are better as well and at home, we need to make the difference."

The visitors are managed by former Spurs stalwart Chris Hughton, who spent over two decades with the north London club as both a player and a coach, and will again be looking to come away from White Hart Lane with a share of the spoils.

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