Former Manchester United manager David Moyes said on the Live Ford Super Sunday show on Sky Sports 1 on Sunday afternoon (December 13) what Eric Dier lacked when he was at Everton.
Dier, who joined Tottenham Hotspur in the summer of 2014, spent the 2011-12 season on loan at Everton from Portuguese giants Sporting Lisbon.
Moyes was in charge of the Merseyside outfit at the moment, and he has fond memories of the English youngster.
The former United and Real Sociedad manager is impressed with the progress the 21-year-old has made since then, although he remembers a weakness in his game.
“He was a really good player, very comfortable on the ball, good footballer all around, but you wondered if he lacked a little bit of speed at times, but I tell you what, he has certainly developed into a terrific player,” said Moyes about Dier on the Live Ford Super Sunday show on Sky Sports 1 on Sunday afternoon (December 13).
Dier has been one of the best players in the Premier League so far this season and has establish himself as a key member of the Tottenham team.
The 21-year-old has earned two caps for England and could find himself in the squad for the Euro 2016 finals next summer.
One of the most remarkable aspects of the youngster’s game is his versatility. The former Sporting man can play as a right-back, a centre-back or as a holding midfielder.