Tottenham legend comments on 'lack of menace'

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Former Spurs hero Darren Anderton believes that the lack of firepower could seriously harm the club's top-four hopes this season.

Spurs got back to winning ways against Nottingham Forest in the Capital One Cup last night, and scored their first goals in three games late on to ensure victory.

But former Tottenham hero Darren Anderton believes that the lack of striking options will mean Spurs struggle to make it into the top-four once again this season.

Mauricio Pochettino has three strikers to choose from in Emmanuel Adebayor, Harry Kane and Roberto Soldado but Anderton believes that the club need more options up front if they are to kick on and bring Champions League football back to White Hart Lane.

“Tottenham’s forward line is not as menacing as others in the hunt for the top four,” he told TalkSport.

“You always associate Tottenham teams with good attacking football. When you look at the squad, they need another one or two up front.

“Any sort of injury to Emmanuel Adebayor and they will really start to struggle.”

Spurs enjoyed success when Harry Kane and Ryan Mason were brought on last night, and playing with two strikers saw Spurs turn the game on its head.

Though with just three forwards to choose from, Pochettino will find it difficult to play a system with two forwards week in week out, as an injury to any of the trio would severely hamper them.

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