Darren Bent slams Tottenham “shambles” as solely three step up in Arsenal defeat

Tottenham have been thrashed by north London rivals Arsenal in a humiliating 3-1 loss on the Emirates on Sunday evening to heap stress onto Nuno Espirito Santo within the Premier League

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Darren Bent has torn Tottenham to shreds for his or her “shambolic” efficiency in opposition to Arsenal on Sunday.

Spurs have been in determined want of end result to spice up morale after some shoddy shows in current weeks.

Within the Premier League, they have been handed back-to-back 3-0 defeats to Crystal Palace and Chelsea – and their third London go to could possibly be probably the most damaging of the lot.

Taking up Arsenal, who’ve additionally had a wobble within the season already, there was actual hope that the spirit of the derby might elevate the gamers.

However Tottenham regarded lacklustre and bereft of concepts because the Gunners put them to the sword in a first-half drubbing.

Tottenham have been swatted apart by Arsenal within the north London derby

Emile Smith Rowe, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Bukayo Saka all scored with solely round half-hour performed as Spurs followers could possibly be seen leaving the Emirates early.

And former Spurs striker Bent was outraged by his outdated facet’s efficiency, although he did spare three gamers to return out of the match with some type of credibility.

“It’s been a shambles of a primary half,” the ex-England worldwide instructed talkSPORT.

“Arsenal have been at it, excessive vitality… Spurs on the minute, you have a look at the group choice, they simply haven’t been there.

“I like Kane, Son and Moura, however aside from that no one has stepped up.”

A protracted seek for a supervisor over the summer season to switch Jose Mourinho led Spurs to hiring Nuno Espirito Santo, who was far down the checklist of most popular candidates.

Nuno Espirito Santo is already underneath stress at Tottenham



It has meant that the previous Wolves boss has needed to win over an uneasy part of followers however after conceding three targets in three consecutive Premier League matches, the dissenting voices are already rising.

Nuno stated after the match: “We weren’t adequate and Arsenal did sport. It is at all times exhausting if you concede early in a sport and we weren’t capable of management the match.

“We did not begin nicely and the primary half was very unhealthy.

“Towards Chelsea we performed nicely within the first half, however immediately was the opposite means round. We weren’t capable of execute it [game-plan] in the best means.

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“Credit score to Arsenal as a result of they have been robust, aggressive and stronger. What I concentrate on is making the best selections.

“We be taught in each second. We are attempting to construct. There are numerous issues fallacious and there are numerous issues good.”

Tottenham tackle Slovenian outfit Mura subsequent within the Europa Convention League after drawing their opener with Rennes 2-2.

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