Speaking exclusively to Transfer Tavern, former Tottenham defender Graham Roberts believes some players do not want to be at his old club.
If latest reports are to be believed, then there are problems between Jose Mourinho and his squad, and Roberts is convinced some of those Spurs stars no longer wish to remain in north London.
That could especially be the case if Tottenham fail to qualify for the Champions League. Mourinho’s men are currently scrapping it out with the likes of West Ham, Chelsea and Liverpool and could easily miss out on European football’s top competition again, which would do nothing to improve the mood at the club.
On potential player unrest at the Premier League outfit, Roberts told TT:
“We have some great, great players, you know, and the bottom line of it is there’s a lot of unrest. Hugo [Lloris] came out after the Zagreb game and said there’s unrest in the camp, and you can’t have that in a football team and you can’t have that at a football club.
“The bottom line is that we have a football team [where] some of them don’t look like they want to be there. So if you don’t want to be there, then you have to go.
“Go and tell the chairman you don’t want to be there. And the chairman has to get what he can for you because you don’t want bad eggs in the football club as that will just deteriorate the whole club.”
The above is something Daniel Levy could consider as he has done in the past with the likes of Christian Eriksen and Kyle Walker. For now, though, the priority will be trying to win the Carabao Cup and securing a Champions League spot.
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