Mark Bright confused why Tottenham's Andros Townsend is coming in for criticism

Andros Townsend

Former striker Mark Bright said he was puzzled by criticism of Andros Townsend.

Andros Townsend England international is very different to Andros Townsend Tottenham Hotspur player.

For his country the winger plays consistently well, somewhat oddly, while for his club he has struggled woefully at times.

Last season at Old Trafford he was substituted only half an hour as head coach Mauricio Pochettino reacted ruthlessly to a poor performance, but not everybody has noticed his struggles.

Late in the game against Anderlecht last night former Crystal Palace striker and pundit Mark Bright took to Twitter to admit he was puzzled by criticism of the winger.

The game was the perfect chance for Townsend to step up, with Nacer Chadli out of action and set to be sidelined for the next month.

He did not take it, with Spurs going down to a 2-1 defeat in Belgium, and the 24-year-old was substituted in the 80th minute.

His performance included one shot, which landed off target, and no chances created, with his 93 per cent pass completion rate counting for little.

Spurs fans were happy to let Bright know where his perception of Townsend was going wrong...

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