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Tottenham defender Eric Dier: My criticism unfair - one mistake talked like it was 4-5

Tottenham defender Eric Dier is upset with criticism that has come his way this season.

Dier insists his game has been unfairly pulled apart by critics.

"At times, I feel like it's a bit unfair," said Dier. "Sometimes I've made a mistake or something has led to a goal and one mistake is talked about like it's four or five. I've felt that at times. Just the narrative I see that is painted of me.

"It doesn't really bother me too much. It's football. I just need to worry about myself and keep trying to do better. I'm my own biggest critic and I know where I can improve and when I can improve.

"As defenders, you're always going to make mistakes at times, and the most important thing is how you react to them.

"The fans have seen what I can do in glimpses, especially at the beginning of the season. I think I had a very good first six months and it dropped a little bit for a few games. But I feel like I've been back to a good place for a couple of months now."

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