Mauricio Pochettino comments on Eric Dier's injury

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Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has commented on Eric Dier's injury.

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has told London 24 that he hopes Eric Dier's injury sustained against West Bromwich Albion isn't a big deal.

Spurs' title hopes took a monumental blow on Monday evening, as they could only muster a 1-1 draw with West Brom at White Hart Lane.

Craig Dawson's own goal from a Christian Eriksen free kick looked to have set Spurs on their way to victory, but Dawson then atoned for his error by heading home from a corner to salvage a point for the Baggies.

Leicester City now need just three points from their final three games to win the title, and Tottenham's valiant bid for top spot appears to have fallen short after dropping two points on Monday.

As if that wasn't enough of a blow for Tottenham, they also have to contend with an injury to midfielder Eric Dier, picked up during Dawson's equaliser.

The 21-year-old appeared to take a knock to the head as the ball went in the air from the corner kick, and after staying down for some time, the England international was substituted in favour of Ryan Mason.

Now, ahead of next week's game with Chelsea, manager Pochettino has told London 24 that he hopes Dier's injury isn't a big deal, but did acknowledge that DIer was dizzy as he left the pitch, hence the decision to substitute him.

"I knew that he was dizzy but we hope it is not a big deal," said Pochettino, who will be hoping that Dier didn't suffer a concussion against West Brom.

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