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Ex-Tottenham striker Ferdinand: Failing to buy striker just naive

Former Tottenham striker Les Ferdinand says his old club blundered not buying a replacement for injured centre-forward Harry Kane.

Jose Mourinho finds himself desperately short of forward options, with both Kane and Heung-min Son expected to be out for the majority of the remainder of the season.

“I think they tried and who they tried to get they weren't able to," Ferdinand told the London Evening Standard. “There's not a great deal out there that you're going to bring in to make you much better.

"But people probably look at that and say 'Why didn't you go and buy one?'. Yes, Son was on fire at the time, so perhaps they were thinking that it wasn't too much of a problem. But unfortunately he's got injured and now it seems a little naïve."

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