Andy Sinton raves about Tottenham trio

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Andy Sinton heralds Spurs' midfielders and backs his former side to beat West Brom on Monday.

Speaking to the club's official website, former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Andy Sinton has acknowledged Harry Kane's red-hot form, but says his supporting cast have done "exceptionally well" to provide him with goals.

The 22-year-old hitman scored twice in Monday's 4-0 demolition of Stoke City to reach 24 Premier League goals for the season - a result that helped Spurs move within five points of league leaders Leicester City at the summit.

But like so many forwards, Kane can only eat what he is being fed and Sinton says the likes of Dele Alli, Christian Eriksen and Mousa Dembele have played a big role in helping the England striker refute the one-season wonder jibes which came his way early doors.

"The people behind him. Dele Alli's been unbelievable when you consider he was playing two leagues below [the Premier League]," he said to Spurs' official website.

"Eriksen, who I'm a fan of - I think he's a really, really good player. Moussa Dembele - the list goes on. But those three, sitting behind him [Kane] most of the time have done exceptionally well."

Tottenham host West Bromwich Albion on Monday knowing they might need a victory to stay within five points of the Foxes, who welcome Swansea City to the King Power Stadium on Sunday.

And Sinton can only see a Lilywhites win. He added: "I don't think I've got many right this year, but obviously I think I'll go for a Spurs win. 2-0."

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