Gary Neville casts doubt on Tottenham's Eriksen, Soldado, and Lamela

Christian Eriksen playing for Denmark at Euro 2012

Christian Eriksen did not play for Tottenham at the weekend, but still found himself criticised on Monday evening anyway.

Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher spent an age dissecting Tottenham's 6-0 loss to Manchester City on Monday Night Football, but one surprise player picked up a barb from the former United man.

Christian Eriksen did not play in the game due to injury, but found himself criticised anyway.

The pair were discussing whether Tottenham had anybody able to play the number 10 role, when Eriksen's name was thrown into the mix.

"Possibly." Gary Neville replied.

Adding: "But you've got to ask questions why none of the top European clubs have picked him up over the past few seasons."

Eriksen was a late buy in the transfer window, bought after a deal for Willian fell through, but has arguably looked the best of the signings before getting injured on international duty.

Erik Lamela was also discussed, with Neville stating: "I don't think he can play on he left, he's got a left foot but I don't think he can play there."

Roberto Soldado was critiqued by both Neville and Carragher, with the ex-United man stating: "He doesn't make anywhere near enough runs. He's got to adapt quickly. I'm not sure he wants to become alive until the ball reaches the 18-yard box."

Carragher was even more cutting: "I don't think he can play up front on his own in this team for me."

image: © Кирилл Крыжановский

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