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Tottenham Hotspur: Fans not keen on suggestion to play Eric Dier as a striker

Tottenham Hotspur: Fans not keen on suggestion to play Eric Dier as a striker

Loads of Tottenham Hotspur have shot down a suggestion by The Spurs Web that Eric Dier could play as a temporary striker for them.

The north London club are currently in the midst of a crisis up front. Harry Kane has been ruled out until at least April with a hamstring injury (tottenhamhotspur.com) and they are now also without Son Heung-min, with Jose Mourinho suggesting that the South Korean could miss the rest of the season due to an arm fracture (BBC Sport).

Steven Bergwijn filled in as a makeshift centre-forward in their last game against Chelsea (Transfermarkt), but The Spurs Web suggest that Dier is another who could do that job.

They point to the fact that whilst at Manchester United, Mourinho often used Marouane Fellaini as a target man and suggest that he could do a similar thing with the former Sporting Lisbon man.

However, it seems that most Spurs fans don’t think that Dier should be used up front with many taking to Twitter to shoot down the idea. Here is what some had to say about it…

Spurs fans, could Eric Dier be used as an emergency striker? Let us know your thoughts below…

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