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Tottenham stars Toby Alderweireld, Davinson Sanchez and Eric Dier will ruin their Premier League title charge, according to former Aston Villa striker Gabby Agbonlahor. Spurs sit second in the table heading into the international break having won five of eight games, including all of their last three.
The north London club are unbeaten since the opening day of the season. Jose Mourinho’s back-line has conceded also conceded a league-best nine goals in eight games.
However, Agbonlahor believes Spurs’ senior centre-half options will let them down across the campaign.
“You know what? I can’t say Spurs can’t win because it’s a strange season, it’s really strange,” Agbonlahor told Football Insider. “You win a game you move up four places you go down four places. Spurs will be up there in the top four. But I just don’t see them winning the league because of their defence, I don’t think their defence is up to scratch, really, and they will concede goals.
“I look at their centre-backs and I just see there’s goals to be leaked there. They haven’t got that big centre-half who is going to get you out of trouble. Alderweireld, Sanchez, Dier, they’re okay defenders but I don’t think they’re the ones who are going to take Spurs to a title.”