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Davinson Sanchez has been “poor” of late and Tottenham “cannot rely” on the Colombian, according to Paul Robinson.

Speaking exclusively to Football Insider, the former White Hart Lane number one said Jose Mourinho “does not trust” the 24-year-old who “is the cause of far too many goals conceded”.

Sanchez endured a torrid afternoon at St. James’ Park on Sunday, as Jose Mourinho’s side’s hopes of finishing in the top-four were dented in a 2-2 draw.

The Colombia international, signed by Mauricio Pochettino in  has been the first-choice right-back at Spurs in 2021, and has started the last nine Premier League games.

However, Robinson is far from convinced by Sanchez and revealed he “is never at ease” when he is playing.

“Sanchez was poor against Newcastle,” he told Football Insider.

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“He always has an error in him. He can get himself out of trouble sometimes with his pace and his tackling ability but he never seems to go 90 minutes without at least one mistake. I am never at ease when I am watching him.

“He is not a reliable centre-half, Mourinho knows that. He was definitely at fault for the goal and that sort of thing just happens far too often with him.

“He is a good ball playing centre-half but until he gets the mistakes out of his game you cannot rely on him. Mourinho does not trust him because of these errors.

“He commits himself far too much and he is the cause of far too many goals conceded.” 

Football Insider understands Spurs will be in the market for defensive reinforcements this summer with Mourinho set to personally spearhead a pursuit of Inter Milan’s Milan Skriniar.

A deal was “very close” to being agreed in January for Skriniar for a fee of around £25million and talks will be held over a deal.

In other news, Mourinho has already lost four big-name Tottenham stars, claims pundit.