Keown has warning for Tottenham, names player who has a point to prove

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Martin Keown says that Christian Eriksen has a point to prove for Tottenham Hotspur this season.

Tottenham's Christian Eriksen before the matchTottenham's Christian Eriksen

Former Arsenal star Martin Keown has explained in The Daily Mail why Christian Eriksen has a point to prove for Tottenham Hotspur this season.

Keown has claimed that Eriksen’s form dipped towards the end of the 2015-16 campaign.

The former Arsenal man has named the 24-year-old Denmark international attacking midfielder as the player who has a point to point for Tottenham this season.

Keown has also warned Tottenham that they will have to be careful about spending money in the transfer windows in the coming years due to the new stadium they are building.

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“Christian Eriksen plays a very important role in Tottenham's attacks, but the Dane largely flew under the radar last season,” Keown wrote in The Daily Mail regarding the Tottenham player who has got a point to prove.

“His quality dipped towards the end of last term, and Mauricio Pochettino could really have done with him chipping in with a few more goals at the business end of the campaign — particularly as he takes most of their free-kicks.”

On a reason for Tottenham to be fearful, the Englishman claimed: “Arsenal finished building their current stadium 10 years ago, and have only just regained the financial footing to compete for the bigger signings.

“Tottenham now face a number of years where all their cash is going into the new stadium.

"They've got to get the balance right between pumping money into the new ground to secure their future, and speculating to accumulate on the pitch.”

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Tottenham finished third in the Premier League last season and will feature in the Champions League during the 2016-17 campaign.

The North London outfit will be aiming to finish in the top four of the league table yet again this season.

Mauricio Pochettino’s side will be looking to challenge the likes of Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea for the league title as well.

Spurs will kick off their 2016-17 Premier League campaign with a game against Everton away from home at Goodison Park on Saturday afternoon.

Tottenham's Christian Eriksen leads his team out on to the pitchTottenham's Christian Eriksen

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