Parlour suggests Tottenham are relying on Kane and Eriksen to perform this season

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Former Gunner Ray Parlour explained that he feels Tottenham Hotspur may have an over reliance on specific players this season.

Former Arsenal player Ray Parlour told talkSPORT that he feels Tottenham are shaping up to over rely on striker Harry Kane and midfielder Christian Eriksen.

Spurs have been left with very little turnaround time between their final pre-season friendly against AC Milan and their first Premier League game of the season against Manchester United this weekend.

Manager Mauricio Pochettino has also been left with very little turnaround time in terms of being able to improve his squad in the transfer market ahead of the game at Old Trafford.

“Spurs are just relying on Harry Kane to do as well as he did last season, which is not guaranteed, we know he’s a good player but it’s always harder in the second season,” he told talkSPORT.

“For me Spurs are relying on Eriksen to be top drawer again and Harry Kane and whether that’s going to happen, we’ll have to wait and see.”

Situation must be sorted out

The situation must be sorted out and Tottenham need to get more attacking support into the squad before the close of the summer transfer window.

It would be an amazing move by the club if they struggle to add another striker to their collection, simply expecting Harry Kane to do the goods for a second season in a row.

There were matches last season, against Manchester United away and against Chelsea in the League Cup final, where Kane was isolated and cut off from the midfield and Pochettino couldn’t react because he had no real plan b to fall back on.

Tottenham have the resources and they need to avoid a potential squad problem, which could create plenty of feelings of regret.

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