Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur are two of the biggest clubs in England.The London derby that is played between them is a fierce affair.Fans of both the clubs have a hatred towards each other and can’t see a player(ex-player) of their club playing for the other.
Still there are several players who played for both Chelsea and Tottenham ,so today we will have a look at 10 such players.
Here is the list of 10 players who played for both Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur-
Jimmy Greaves is regarded as a legend at both the club!He is undoubtedly the best among the players who played for both Chelsea and Tottenham.He was a great striker with a great goal-scoring instinct.He also had great acceleration and pace, as well as great positional skills that led him to score many goals at both the clubs.
Greaves started his career at Chelsea, scoring in his first team debut against Spurs.A further 131 goals followed as Greaves became Chelsea’s highest hat-trick scorer – with an impressive 16.
Chelsea’s poor financial position led the club having to sell Greaves to AC Milan.In 1961 he joined Spurs for £99,999, as Bill Nicholson didn’t want him burdened with the label of being the ‘first £100,000′ player.
He marked his Tottenham debut with a hat-trick against Blackpool at White Hart Lane.In the same season he played in every round of Spurs’ 1962 FA Cup win and scored the opening goal in the final against Burnley. Greaves went on to become Spurs’ all-time top scorer with 266 goals.