Ossie Ardiles reacts on Twitter to Eriksen's performance but names different MOTM

Mousa Dembele

The former Tottenham boss took to social media after the 4-1 win over Sunderland.

Ossie Ardiles was understandably pleased with Tottenham Hotspur's 4-1 win over Sunderland on Saturday afternoon.

Christian Eriksen scored twice for the north London side, while Harry Kane and Mousa Dembele also netted.

And Ardiles was pleased with Eriksen, as well as centre-back Toby Alderweireld. But his man of the match against Sunderland was Dembele...

Both Dembele and Etienne Capoue struggled for regular game time at Tottenham last season, while Paulinho found himself in a similar situation.

The Brazilian and Capoue were allowed to leave White Hart Lane this summer but Mauricio Pochettino identified Belgian playmaker Dembele as someone worth keeping.

This season, the 28-year-old hasn't failed to deliver for Spurs, scoring goals, starting attacks from deep and imposing his strength on the opposition with his pressing and tackling.

His form is no coincidence as far as Tottenham's success is concerned and Ardiles wasn't the only one delighted to see Dembele back in action for Spurs.

Next up for the north London side is an FA Cup trip to Leicester City, before they then face Crystal Palace in the Premier League.

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