Eric Dier: Jose Mourinho says Tottenham player will face Burnley after fan confrontation

Jose Mourinho says Eric Dier is in the right frame of mind to play for Tottenham against Burnley on Saturday despite a fan altercation after Wednesday’s defeat to Norwich.

The FA is investigating after Dier was filmed and pictured on social media climbing over rows of seats before being involved in a confrontation. Police are aware of the incident, but no complaints or allegations have been made.

Mourinho said after the match Dier should not face punishment from Spurs following the incident, and believes the England international will be fit to play against Burnley, live on Sky Sports Premier League.

“I don’t think there is any reason for him not to be in the right frame of mind,” Mourinho told Sky Sports News.

“He played two matches so well, played so well in a back three against Wolves, in a back four against Norwich.

“He showed me things I couldn’t probably imagine if I came here in July. I know already what he can do.

“What happened was clear, almost nothing happened, so I think so.

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