Tottenham Hotspur have gone yet another week without a win in the Premier League after throwing away a lead against Everton on Sunday.
This followed Spurs’ inability to defend a lead against Liverpool on Merseyside just seven days before, with the Reds coming from 1-0 down to win 2-1.
Everton could only manage the draw, but a point was not enough for Spurs to drag themselves out of the bottom half in the Premier League table.
The performance was also extremely lacking for the Lilywhites yet again this week, with Christian Eriksen being particularly disappointing.
The Great Dane was given his favoured central creative role, but everything he touched seemed to turn to Everton possession.
With well under a year remaining on his contract and the chance to sign a pre-contract with a non-English club in January before a free transfer in the summer, Eriksen has been far from his best so far this season.
Ex-Spurs man, Paul Robinson, claims Eriksen has had his head turned and the team are now left carrying him.
He said (Football Insider): “It’s not the Christian Eriksen we know, as a fit, fully functioning Christian Eriksen enhances any team as we’ve seen how key he has been for Tottenham in recent seasons, but he is just not performing at the moment.
“He has had his head turned, his heart is elsewhere and they seem to be carrying him at the moment, he’s been in and out of the team and if you’re gonna be in the team you have to perform, and at the moment he is not performing.
“He’s losing the ball, he’s not creative, he’s not productive and he’s not doing his usual role for Spurs and there comes a point where a manager has to say, ‘if you’re going in January, you can’t be in my team if you’re going to perform like that’.”
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