Eric Dier: Tottenham midfielder involved in altercation with fan after ‘insult’


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Jose Mourinho ‘understands’ Eric Dier’s actions following fan disagreement

England midfielder Eric Dier changed into all in favour of a disagreement in the stands after Spursexited the FA Cupat dwelling to Norwich after being “insulted” by a fan, acknowledged manager Jose Mourinho.

Dier climbed into Tottenham Hotspur Stadium’s bottom tier and changed into all in favour of a fracas earlier than safety intervened.

Mourinho acknowledged Dier’s younger brother changed into “no longer cheerful” in regards to the insult.

The Portuguese added: “I believe Eric did what we mavens can no longer manufacture but doubtlessly one and all of us would manufacture.”

Dier, who has 40 England caps, scored in the penalty shootout loss to Norwich, but Tim Krul saved two efforts to position the Canaries into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup.

Mourinho acknowledged: “I repeat we mavens can no longer manufacture it, but I repeat I am with the participant and I understand the participant. The fans were with the team except the final penalty kick that we overlooked.

“This person insulted Eric, the household changed into there, the younger brother changed into no longer cheerful with the difficulty.”

On the probability of the membership taking action towards Dier, Mourinho acknowledged: “If the membership does that I will no longer agree, but he did unfavorable.”

The incident came about in the space behind the dugouts, which is an organization share, and Mourinho criticised it for no longer housing “actual Tottenham fans”.

He added: “The folk that are in these privileged positions by the tunnel, for certain some are Tottenham fans.

“However I believe a great deal of company, a great deal of invitation, a great deal of folk with particular station [are in there] and doubtlessly it’s the residing of the stadium where I occasionally occupy doubts over in the occasion that they’re the true Tottenham fans, because these [real fans] are those that strengthen the boys except the final.”

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