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Tottenham Hotspur: Fans rip into Matt Doherty for his European display

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A lot of have been venting their anger on Twitter during their Europa Conference League game against Stade Rennais on Thursday night. 

One player who did not seem to impress the Spurs faithful was their right-back, Matt Doherty, who was making his first start since the qualification games to secure their spot in the competition (via Transfermarkt).

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The Irishman has only played seven minutes in under the former Wolverhampton Wanderers boss, Nuno Espirito Santo with Japhet Tanganga and Emerson Royal starting instead of the 29-year-old.

Spurs fans flocked to Twitter during the game to share their frustrations with the Irishman who has struggled to earn consistent game time since signing last summer.

What exactly did these Spurs fans have to say?

“This defence has been comically bad… Doherty is painful to watch

“Seen someone ask here Doherty’s best position. Simple, out of the club. Useless.”
“Doherty is one of the worst players i have seen ever wear our shirt”
“Very poor. Doherty particularly horrific.”
“Doherty plays like he has pension. Sell him abeg”
“doherty is the worst footballer i’ve ever seen”
Doherty is absolute garbage #THFC
“Yes. Doherty is woeful”

Doherty was being linked with a potential move away from Spurs during the summer with reports suggesting the were open to listening to offers for the defender.

Despite not even making 35 appearances for Spurs yet, it is apparent the Irishman is not impressing these Tottenham fans who were left furious with his display in France.

In other news: ‘Looks so tired’, ‘He just can’t cut it’ – Many Spurs fans blast player who’s ‘chasing shadows’

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