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Tottenham veteran keen to stay and fight for his spot under Ange Postecoglou

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Eric Dier reveals happiness in the new way of working at Tottenham.

Eric Dier wants to stay at Tottenham and impress Postecoglou

Speaking to Last Word on Spurs, Journalist Sami Mokbel says Eric Dier wants to stay at Tottenham Hotspur and impress new manager Ange Postecoglou next season.

Tottenham Hotspur defender Eric Dier has found himself at the center of transfer speculation in recent weeks. After a rather underwhelming season, rumours have been swirling that Tottenham could be looking to offload the 29-year-old.

Dier’s performances on the pitch last season fell short of expectations, leaving many fans and pundits questioning his future at the club. The versatile defender, who can also operate as a defensive midfielder or right-back, seemed to struggle to find his rhythm.

In an interview with Last Word on Spurs, Mokbel shed some light on the situation, stating that Eric Dier is excited about the prospect of working with Postecoglou in the upcoming season.

“Centre-back is an area they definitely want to strengthen, 100 per cent. On that point actually, I would like to add there’s been a lot of talk this summer about Eric Dier possibly leaving the club. My understanding of that situation is that Eric Dier actually wants to stay and he wants to fight for his place. He’s actually looking forward to working with Ange Postecoglou next season”

While it remains to be seen if Postecoglou shares the same sentiment and sees a future for Dier at Tottenham, the defender’s versatility could prove valuable to the squad. He has the ability to seamlessly slot into various positions, making him an asset, particularly for cup games and providing depth in the squad.

Tottenham’s defensive woes were evident last season, conceding over 60 goals in the league. Addressing these issues is crucial for the club if they aspire to return to the top four and secure Champions League qualification.

Eric Dier wants to stay at Tottenham and impress Poscteoglou. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)
Dier looks set to stay at Tottenham (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

Although his performances in the previous campaign left much to be desired, Dier still possesses the potential to make a positive impact. Postecoglou, known for his ability to extract the best from his players, could be the catalyst Dier needs to rediscover his form and become a key contributor once again.

Dier’s determination to remain at Tottenham despite the uncertainty surrounding his future should be commended. With the right guidance and support, he has the opportunity to prove his critics wrong and become an integral part of the squad’s resurgence under Postecoglou’s leadership.

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Eric Dier’s desire to stay at Tottenham and impress Postecoglou demonstrates his commitment to the club. While defensive reinforcements are necessary, Dier’s versatility and potential make him a valuable asset. It won’t be so bad keeping him.

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