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“We need to stand up and push through this” – claims Tottenham midfielder

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Tottenham are facing their worst run of results in the Pochettino era. After a rough start of the season, critics are coming from everywhere.

The bad start to the season was “crowned” with consecutive losses to Bayern and Brighton.

And they weren’t any losses – 7-2 and 3-0 defeats are a hard punch to Spurs’ ambitions both in the Champions League and Premier League alike.

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BRIGHTON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 05: Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur and team mates warm up prior to the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Tottenham Hotspur at American Express Community Stadium on October 05, 2019 in Brighton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

However, Tottenham’s hard-working midfielder Eric Dier believes the team can bounce back.

Talking to club’s official website, Dier commented:

“At the same time, it gives you time to settle and put your emotions in the right place. Hopefully that’s what we’ll do, and we can all push through this as a club.

“We need everyone – players, staff, fans – to stand up and push through this,” said the determined Dier.

“I don’t want us to be one of those teams that allows a situation like this [to] escalate and eventually bring us down.

“I want us to all stand up and push through it and that’s the feeling from everyone here.

“We’re a very realistic group, very realistic about our situation and we know we need to do better.”

Dier also took the opportunity to address the bigger standards set by Pochettino at the club.

“For me, the main thing is we’ve been working all together – okay, some people have gone, some people have come in – but working all together over the last five years to get to the point where this is the conversation when you lose two games on the trot,” he added.

“We’ve wanted to get to the point where we are considered a team that if you lose two games like that, you come in for a lot of criticism. Now, we have to embrace the situation.

“We’ve got to this point and now we need to… as I said to the press after the Brighton game, we can’t back down, we need to push forward, push through it, fight through it, everyone together.

“It’s always been one of this team’s strengths, coming together and getting ourselves out of difficult situations in games, in tough periods.”

We’ve shown that so many times and my drive, and everyone’s drive, is to get us out of this situation as well.”