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Tottenham boss Mourinho insists he has full confidence in Dier

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho insists he has full confidence in Eric Dier.

However, he admitted the centre-half has suffered a dip in confidence following a series of high-profile mistakes."I believe that players, they have moments. "They can be very good, they can be strong personalities, they can be experienced, they can cope with a mistake but in the end players are players, and men," Mourinho said.

"And they feel more than anyone else these little moments of confidence, of crisis.

"You can see that in the striker that doesn't score goals, in the goalkeeper that makes mistakes and accumulates another one after, in defenders.

"You can see that in the midfielder that instead of showing himself all the time, he is hiding behind some shadows on the pitch because he is not so confident to get the ball. But these are moments.

"I have to admit that recently, our team makes little important mistakes that are punished in terms of our results.

"And Eric was there, he was one of them. They feel it. And I believe confidence, that drops a little bit.

"But great personality, a team guy, as happy as we were when we won on Sunday [against West Brom]. A guy that loves it here, a guy that is loved by the teammates, a guy that I trust, a guy that I consider one of the ones.

"And he will be back to normality and his normality of course is to play and be solid."

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