By Matt Barlow for MailOnline
Published: 12:02 BST, 4 May 2021 | Updated: 12:03 BST, 4 May 2021
Eric Dier has hit back at criticism of his form, claiming he has been the victim of an 'unfair narrative' this season, with his mistakes amplified and blamed for Tottenham's failings.
He did not mention Jose Mourinho by name but the former Spurs boss was clearly on his mind as he reflected on a campaign that promised so much and has fizzled into disappointment.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
'At times, I feel like it's a bit unfair,' said Dier, taking time to select his words carefully. '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.
Tottenham's Eric Dier has slammed the 'unfair criticism' he has received for this term's displays
Dier believes an error on his part is magnified with Spurs overall having a disappointing season
'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.