Ex Spurs star: This is the worst Tottenham side in 10 years

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Former international striker Mido was highly critical of the current Spurs group after their Premier League defeat to Stoke.

Tottenham's disappointing loss to Stoke drew plenty of fans and public figures out of the woodwork to comment on what wasn't just a poor result, but also a woeful performance, and one former striker at the club didn't hold back when he gave his opinion on the current side.

Egyptian forward Mido joined Spurs initially on loan from Roma in days gone by, with a strong season earning him a permanent transfer to the club and a lifelong interest in its wellbeing.

The 31-year old regularly opines on matches and matters of interest, and following Tottenham's defeat by the Potters, Mido claimed that it was the worst Spurs team he'd seen in the last 10 years.

10 years ago was coincidentally just before Mido arrived at White Hart Lane, when Jacques Santini lasted just a couple of months before his assistant Martin Jol took over.

Spurs finished 9th that season, making a marked improvement under the Dutchman the year after with Mido on board as they finished in 5th position.

That was really the beginning of what has been a relatively strong period for the North Londoners, who have by and large been in and around the battle for Champions League places in each of the seasons since aside from a difficult year under Juande Ramos.

Mido scored 20 goals in 63 games at the club during his 3 year spell at the Lane, but retired in 2013 at the age of 30 after struggling to return to fitness and form during various spells back in England.

The Egyptian, a footballing icon in his homeland despite struggling to ever really fulfil his potential, is now involved with boyhood club Zamalek's youth academy.

Spurs fans will be hoping that Mauricio Pochettino doesn't go the way of either Santini or Ramos, the other struggling manager of the past 10 years. 

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