Thierry Henry makes blunt claim about Tottenham’s young players

Thierry Henry discusses England's hopes at Euro 2016 and comments on Tottenham's youngsters

Thierry Henry has claimed that some of Tottenham’s younger players can be “mentally weak”.

Spurs challenged for the Premier League title this season but their bid to win the trophy fizzled out towards the end of the campaign.

The north London side’s title challenge was officially ended when they squandered a two-goal lead at Chelsea to draw 2-2 at Stamford Bridge, to allow Leicester City to win the title.

A number of players from both sides lost their cool in what ended up being an ill-tempered affair at Stamford Bridge.

The likes of Dele Alli, Eric Dier, Kyle Walker and Harry Kane are set to represent England at this summer’s Euro 2016 tournament in France.

And Arsenal legend Henry feels that England captain Wayne Rooney will have to play a key role in setting an example for the youngsters in his squad.

Speaking on Sky Sports News HQ, Henry said: “Wayne Rooney is going to be key, to be in and around those youngsters.

“We saw with Tottenham recently that some of their youngsters can be mentally weak sometimes.”

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Tottenham finished third in the Premier League last season.

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