“I don’t know what has happened at Spurs, but the defending is a disgrace.
“What you don’t do when you are a centre-back defending is ball watch. You are watching the ball and they are running off the back of you.
“I remember when I was with Mick McCarthy [at Wolves] and we struggled with set pieces. He was standing there saying ‘when you defend set pieces or crosses, make sure the man you are marking cannot see the number on your shirt’.
“If he can see the number on your shirt then you are in trouble, as you can’t see him.
“It happened twice in six minutes, basic defending.”
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