Jurgen Klopp praises Tottenham Hotspur’s Eric Dier

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp seems to rate Tottenham Hotspur star Eric Dier highly.

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp

Tottenham Hotspur have had yet another successful season, and one of the main reasons for their success has been the performance of Eric Dier.

The 23-year-old England international, who can operate as a defender or as a defensive midfielder, has played well for Tottenham this season.

Signed from Sporting Lisbon in the summer of 2014 for a transfer fee reported by BBC Sport to be worth £4 million, Dier has proved to be a superb player for Tottenham over the past three years.

Tottenham's Eric Dier during training

What is remarkable about the Englishman is his versatility. There are not too many players who can play as a defender just as well they can operate as a defensive midfielder.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has spoken highly of Dier and has summed up the Spurs star’s quality in one word - “fantastic”.

Klopp made the comment about the Tottenham midfielder while going through the list of the current England national team players and claiming that they all are good.

“Eric Dier, of course, he’s fantastic, whichever system you want to play,” Klopp told The Times.

Dier is one of the best players in the Premier League, and it is encouraging that a manager like Klopp rates him highly.

Tottenham's Eric Dier looks dejected after the game

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