Edgar Davids bombshell: 'I don't like watching Spurs' - here's why

Edgar Davids

The current Barnet boss, who spent two seasons at Tottenham Hotspur, expected more from his former club this season.

Tottenham Hotspur's 21 concessions from 16 Premier League match-days are not the only reasons they are losing the faith of their alumni but, rather, because of their own inability to convert chances at the other end, evidenced by their paltry 15 goal return thus far in the division this season.

For a side with a proud history of being one of the most attack-happy and goal-hungry sides in Europe, the footballing equivalent of a Mexican boxer who doesn't mind getting punched in the face as long as he can punch you in the face but harder, the White Hart Lane troubles are in danger of jeopardising their identity.

'If I see Tottenham play I’m not that convinced,' Davids is quoted to have said when on Absolute Radio.

Currently bossing Barnet, who are chasing a play-off place as they are 7th in the Skrill Conference Premier League table, Davids mentioned that: 'I don’t like watching Spurs. How they play, I expected more.'

The Dutchman also claimed that he enjoyed how Everton performed when the Toffees competed against Tottenham's North London rivals Arsenal recently but acknowledged that the sport is a results-based industry and, if former manager Andre Villas-Boas achieved a fourth-placed finish then it would have been a good season.

Since Davids was on the radio programme, though, AVB and Spurs have parted company. Maybe with their next manager, Davids will become a fan again…

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