Darren Bent claims Spurs still need to fill attacking ‘void’ in this key position

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Dom Le Roy

Former Tottenham Hotspur striker, Darren Bent has claimed that Jose Mourinho has to find a solution to fill the ‘void’ on the right-hand side of attack, with none of the options making the spot their own.

Harry Kane and Son Heung-min have both started the season on fire for Tottenham and the pair have received plenty of praise over the past couple of months.

While Son usually starts on the left and makes runs inside, Kane has dropped deeper much more frequently than in previous seasons and has taken over the team’s creative mantle.

Mourinho has juggled his options on the right-hand side, with the likes of Lucas Moura, Steven Bergwijn, Gareth Bale and Erik Lamela all being used in the position.

Bent claimed that Moura has not shown the consistency to be starting every game and suggested that Spurs need a player to step up and make the spot their own.

Speaking to Football Insider, the pundit said: “He’s (Lucas) another one that’s shown flashes of brilliance but then gets left out, he hasn’t really consistently played either.

“When you think of Lucas Moura, you think of the performance against Man United at Old Trafford or the Champions League semi-final. He’s never really been able to build on these type of performances.

“At the minute, that right side seems to be a bit of an issue – they know Heung-min Son’s on the left, Harry Kane’s down the middle but who’s going to step up and take that right-hand side void against West Brom? He can.

“If you’re not playing week in, week out, how can you expect anyone to step up and say: ‘I’ll have it?'”

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