Mousa Dembele targeting more goals for Tottenham Hotspur

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Tottenham Hotspur beat Bournemouth 5-1 at the weekend, with Mousa Dembele getting on the scoresheet.

Mousa Dembele has told Tottenham Hotspur's official website that he wants to start scoring more goals, after netting his first of the season against Bournemouth.

Dembele prodded home Spurs' second in their 5-1 win over the south-coast club, and the strike has left him craving more. 

The Belgian midfielder says that he is looking to get his name of the scoresheet more frequently, and is hoping to continue playing in the number 10 spot as he feels he can provide the greatest threat from that role.

"I want to add more goals to my game and in that position, the number 10 role, you get in more situations," he said. 

“I want to create more chances to score. It depends what position I play in, but in the number 10 role I want to score more goals.”

Dembele has the versatility to play in a number of roles, and he has been utilised in a more defensive midfield slot at times for Tottenham.

As a result, his goalscoring record at White Hart Lane is not particularly impressive, with Dembele scoring just five times in three years with the Lilywhites.

Indeed, Dembele has never been a frequent scorer since first moving to England back in 2010 with Fulham, and his strength generally lies in his ability to create chances for others. 

When he was playing in Holland for AZ Alkmaar, Dembele did score 37 times in 160 games, and he seems to be aiming at hitting the back of the net with that sort of regularity again. 

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