"He just tells us to stay positive, and we've got good enough players to get out of it. We believe that too.
"Tottenham fans seem to be everywhere. Wherever I go they seem to be coming out of the woodwork, asking what is going on. Sometimes it just happens - you can't put your finger on it.
"It's not like the lads are not trying or not giving 100%. We all are, but sometimes it just happens. The fans are behind us, and we know we can get out of it."
Bent also said he expects the club to recruit another striker in January.
"You don't have to be a genius to see we only have three strikers," he added.
"One's quite young, and another is injured - so you're going to be short. You always need an array of strikers. Whoever Ramos wants to bring in will make the competition better. It will make everyone sharper and want to play better."
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