Why Lord Sugar is hyper critical over Tottenham Hotspur star…

Former Tottenham Hotspur chairman wants more out of one-time club record signing.

Tottenham Hotspur may have recorded a victory over a side dubbed the surprise package during the Premier League season's infancy as Spurs edged Southampton by a 3-2 score, but that does not mean the Lilywhite North Londoner's are exempt from the critical glare of former chairman; Alan Sugar.

Spanish striker Roberto Soldado, responsible for a strong 81 goals from 141 appearances for erstwhile club Valencia, attempted three shots on goal, yet not one of them hit the target. A running commentary from Lord Sugar appeared on the business magnate's social media page:

Is Sugar's censure of Soldado fair?

In 1,192 minutes of Premier League football, Soldado has attempted a total of 30 shots, with 11 on target, resulting in four goals. That is a striking accuracy rate of 36% on target and 13% ending in a goal, or a shot on target every 108 minutes or a goal every 298 minutes.

image: © Victor Gutierrez Navarro

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