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Tottenham boss Mourinho: I can't fully unleash this attack - yet

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho says he's not yet prepared to give his attacking stars total freedom over defensive concerns.

With the late collapse in the 3-3 draw against West Ham fresh in his mind, Mourinho says still cannot go all out like he did with his dazzling Real Madrid side which scored 121 goals in one season.

The Tottenham boss said: “The team, the way we are playing, I think it's good fun to be an attacking player in our team.

“In Real Madrid, I had amazing, amazing attacking players and we managed to build the team in a certain way.

“I have to be honest and say we have lots of good attacking players here but we need to give stability to the team because the team needs stability in the back to feel solid, confident to have a go.

“So we need to find that balance.

“Let's say that it is a team thing, it's not just about individuals.

“We need to be able to play with all these attacking players and have the team with everybody ready to be organised defensively and not to give space to the opponent.

“And behind, we need to improve in some details – that's obvious.

"You look to our squad and incredible quality and numbers and options from midfield to attack and we are trying to find solutions and we are trying to be organised."

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