Jermaine Jenas hails Mousa Dembele improvement

The ex-Tottenham midfielder hails the improvement of the Belgian machine.

Speaking to BBC, Jermaine Jenas has praised the improvement of Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Mousa Dembele, claiming he has gone to a "whole new level" this season.

Harry Kane has scored the goals - 24 of them, to be precise - while Dele Alli and Eric Dier have been praised for the way in which they've taken to their respective midfield roles this season.

In defence, Toby Alderweireld has been immense alongside Jan Vertonghen, and Kevin Wimmer to a lesser extent, but Dembele has also been exceptional in a season which has seen Tottenham mount a serious Premier League title challenge.

The Belgian midfielder has been perhaps been the unsung hero of this Spurs side at the best of times, though his improvement has been plain to see in recent months, and Jenas doffed his cap to him on BBC radio.

"You've got two holding midfield players," he said. "Dembele, I mean, has just gone to a whole new level this year, Mousa has. He can go by players. He's strong."


Mauricio Pochettino's side have been immense, but they need to beat West Brom at White Hart Lane tonight to stay five points behind Leicester City at the summit.


Dropped points, with three games to go, is a big no-no for the Lilywhites.

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