Tottenham are nine points off Chelsea in the title race
Tottenham sit second in the Premier League but nine points off leaders Chelsea.
They are unbeaten in 2017 and edged Antonio Conte's men 2-0 at White Hart Lane last month.
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Only after the game do you look at (the table) again and look at the title challenge
Spurs travel to Liverpool tomorrow afternoon (5.30pm), with Chelsea playing Burnley at Turf Moor on Sunday (1.30pm).
And King says his former side must focus on the game at Anfield before looking at their rivals.
"You would expected Chelsea to get a win (at Burnley) the way they're playing," King told talkSPORT.
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Spurs play Liverpool today at Anfield
Chelsea sit top of the Premier League
"From week to week you're assessing the results and you're not sure what's going to happen.
"From the players' and the manager's point of view you're going there for three points.
"Only after the game do you look at (the table) again and look at the title challenge.
"For the players they have to go (to Liverpool) with a positive (mindset) and look for three points."