•   
  •   

Sport Jose Mourinho confirms Dele Alli is back in his Tottenham plans

04:01  11 january  2021
04:01  11 january  2021 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

Tottenham are refusing to sanction Dele Alli's loan move to PSG

  Tottenham are refusing to sanction Dele Alli's loan move to PSG Alli was expected to be allowed to leave Spurs this month, with PSG primed to renew their interest in the midfielder, but the injury to fellow midfiedler Giovani Lo Celso is now threatening the move.Alli was expected to be allowed to leave Spurs this month, with PSG primed to renew their interest in the midfielder.

THE NUMBERS GAME - JORDAN SEWARD: Dele Alli is statistically Tottenham 's biggest goal threat right now with Kane and Son injured. Jose Mourinho has not handled Alli well amid a poor run of performances. But he will know how crucial it is that Alli rediscovers his best form again.

New Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho says he is going to bring back the "real Dele Alli ". The Portuguese, who took over at Spurs after Mauricio England international Alli has struggled with injury and poor performances which have seen him fall out of favour with Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate.

Dele Alli et al. playing football on a field: MailOnline logo © Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo

Jose Mourinho confirmed Dele Alli is back in plans at Tottenham and could feature against Aston Villa as he hailed the midfielder's 'professionalism and attitude' in their FA Cup victory over Marine.

The 24-year-old starred in Spurs' 5-0 thrashing of the non-league side, setting up Carlos Vincius' opener and being involved in much of the action, after being handed a rare start by Mourinho.

The midfielder has struggled to even make the bench in several of Tottenham's Premier League games but has been given a lifeline to kickstart his season.

a group of people playing football on a field: Midfielder Dele Alli appears to have forced his way back into manager Jose Mourinho's plans © Provided by Daily Mail Midfielder Dele Alli appears to have forced his way back into manager Jose Mourinho's plans The England international, 24, was in fine form as he helped Tottenham thrash Marine 5-0 © Provided by Daily Mail The England international, 24, was in fine form as he helped Tottenham thrash Marine 5-0

The England international has been linked with an exit this month but appears to have forced his way back into fold at Spurs and could return to top-flight action against Aston Villa on Wednesday.

Christian Eriksen 'could make stunning return to Tottenham'

  Christian Eriksen 'could make stunning return to Tottenham' Just a year after departing Spurs for Italy in a cut-price £17.5m move, the Dane finds himself seeking pastures new after falling out-of-favour under Antonio Conte. But a move back to Spurs would be contingent on Dele Alli sealing a transfer of his own, according to Gazzetta dello Sport.

New Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has revealed his master- plan to rediscover Dele Alli 's best form. Mourinho took over at Tottenham on Wednesday Mourinho , who is back in management after being sacked by Manchester United last December, believes Alli has the potential to become a

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho says midfielder Dele Alli still has a future at the club. Alli was substituted at half-time in last week's defeat by Everton and Alli is a long-term target for PSG, and the French champions are understood to have started to explore a possible move for the 24-year-old

'He was here today and of course it was not the match to measure the quality', Mourinho said when asked if Alli would play in the clash.

'But the professionalism and attitude and I am very happy with it.

Dele Alli wearing a suit and tie: Alli has had a frustrating season for Spurs, often failing to even make bench in the league © Provided by Daily Mail Alli has had a frustrating season for Spurs, often failing to even make bench in the league

'I will not be surprised if next Wednesday Dele is playing with us.'


Gallery: Predicted Liverpool XI: Aston Villa (A) (Read Sport)

Takumi Minamino wearing a hat: Predicted Liverpool XI: Aston Villa (A)

The heavy victory ensured there was no giant-killing in the FA Cup third round tie in Crosby, with opponents Marine 161 places behind them in the football pyramid.

'I am really happy with his attitude in the game. Of course we didn't want to risk much, the pitch is a bit dangerous and their enthusiasm can put the creative ones in some risk.', Mourinho added.

Mourinho offers little hope to Tottenham outcast Dele Alli

  Mourinho offers little hope to Tottenham outcast Dele Alli Dele Alli has been limited to 74 minutes in the Premier League this season but that does not mean Jose Mourinho will let him leave Spurs.England international Alli has been confined to the margins of Mourinho's squad this season, with only one of his four Premier League appearances coming as a starter.

Dele Alli 's Tottenham future in doubt after PSG are offered midfielder. At which point it becomes necessary to hurl your laptop across the room, adopt a José Mourinho scowl and think For all his seductive moments, Alli is also a very needy talented player, for whom clear strengths are combined

Jose Mourinho has hinted that Dele Alli may return to the Tottenham side on Thursday night. Mourinho appears to have softened his tone He said: 'I cannot confirm Dele 's playing tomorrow but I cannot confirm he's not playing. We have still training sessions today, we have still decisions to make.

'But I am happy - good professionalism, good dynamic from him and Gedson (Fernandes) to start trying to create, so really pleased for the performance.'

He was left red-faced, however, after tripping over comically in front of the dugout and sparking hysterics among his team-mates.

He did have an unfortunate moment during the game after taking a tumble on the pitch © Provided by Daily Mail He did have an unfortunate moment during the game after taking a tumble on the pitch a close up of a man: The incident left his Tottenham team-mates nearby on the bench in hysterics of laughter © Provided by Daily Mail The incident left his Tottenham team-mates nearby on the bench in hysterics of laughter

There has been a cloud of doubt over Tottenham's clash with Villa, with the Midland outfit hit with a significant Covid outbreak which forced their whole first team and coaches into isolation after 10 players tested positive for the virus.

They were forced to field a side entirely of academy players in a 4-1 defeat by Liverpool on Friday, and there is doubt whether the Spurs game will go ahead at all.

Spurs' title bid is DYING as they sit back - is it Mourinho's fault?

  Spurs' title bid is DYING as they sit back - is it Mourinho's fault? On paper, Spurs have one of the finest teams in the league but it's not being utilised the way it should be. Son and Kane are having electric seasons but it feels the burden is solely on their shoulders.Their dismal 1-1 draw at home to Fulham was yet another late capitulation in a season where the trend of sacrificing leads has become the norm for the Lilywhites. As soon as Ivan Cavaleiro's header made the net bulge, the usual moans on social media began to appear from Spurs fans.

Jose Mourinho challenged Dele Alli to start playing like Dele Alli when he first came to Spurs. But the England midfielder's career continues to decline and has 'Sloppy play is not going to get him back in the team,' as Glenn Hoddle observed in the BT Sport studio. And though Mourinho is a poisonous

Dele Alli has been left in the dark over his Tottenham future following the midfielder's latest match-day snub. Alli was not given a reason why he was dropped after two substitute displays. Mourinho appeared to be re-integrating Alli back into his plans with his recent cameo appearances against

But asked whether he thinks the Villa game will go ahead, Mourinho replied: 'Yeah. Nobody told me that I'm not going to play so (on Monday morning) we start to prepare for that game, and the same Tuesday unless somebody tells us different.'

Jose Mourinho talking on a cell phone: Mourinho praised Alli's 'professionalism and attitude' and says he could play in Villa clash © Provided by Daily Mail Mourinho praised Alli's 'professionalism and attitude' and says he could play in Villa clash Read more

Mourinho never expected Premier League COVID call-offs: 'I thought we'd always play!' .
Jose Mourinho envisaged a tough season for Tottenham and the Premier League, but he did not expect COVID-19 cases to cause postponements.The Spurs manager is relishing the distraction of an FA Cup tie at Marine on Sunday, describing the competition as "absolutely beautiful" and promising to take a star-studded squad to face the minnows.

usr: 7
This is interesting!