Dele Alli is LEFT OFF Tottenham’s squad as he is about to leave before transfer window closes amid interest from PSG and Inter Milan, while Jose Mourinho appears to be making room for Gareth Bale
- Dele Alli did not travel to Bulgaria for Tottenham’s Europa League match
- Alli had been discussed as part of a swap deal with Real Madrid for Gareth Bale
- Paris Saint-Germain and Inter Milan are also enthusiastic about the England international
- Jose Mourinho eliminated Alli at halftime during Sunday’s home defeat against Everton
- The North Londoners will play in a qualifying match against Lokomotiv Plovdiv on Thursday evening
DeIe Alli has not been included in the squad to meet Lokomotiv Plovdiv as he has the prospect of leaving Tottenham.
Alli is one of eight players who have stayed in London for the Europa League match in Bulgaria, because of serious doubts about his future.
Sportsmail reported this week how Tottenham had considered using Alli as a potential sweetener in their bid to bring Gareth Bale back to Tottenham.
Dele Alli did not travel to Bulgaria this week for Tottenham’s Europa League match in Plovdiv
Alli was discussed as part of a swap deal that would allow Gareth Bale to join Spurs
That scenario seems unlikely, but the prospect of Alli leaving Spurs ahead of the October 5 transfer deadline is starting to seem like a realistic possibility – his exclusion from the traveling party on Wednesday is another indicator that his future, at least this season, may be elsewhere. stay.
While Alli’s talent is undoubtedly, there is a mutual feeling from all sides that the midfielder could benefit from a move to revive his career – especially when it becomes clear that Alli will not be playing regularly this season.
With Bale’s planned arrival, competition for places in attacking midfield positions will intensify in the coming weeks.
If the 24-year-old is made available, there will be no shortage of buyers at home and abroad.
Paris Saint-Germain and Inter Milan are keen to sign the 24-year-old this summer
But there is likely to be a reluctance to sell Alli from the club on a permanent basis given the market depreciation caused by Covid – especially for a player valued in the region of £ 100m not long ago.
Tottenham would also rather lend Alli to a foreign club so as not to bolster a domestic rival.
Paris Saint Germain has followed Alli for a number of years, while Inter Milan manager Antonio Conte is known as a longtime admirer.
Alli says he has not lived up to the sky-high standards he has set for himself after appearing on the scene in a sensational way five years ago.
Alli has become an integral part of Gareth Southgate’s team at the 2018 World Cup, in which England reached the semi-finals euphorically, and has lost his place in the national team.
Jose Mourinho took out Alli on Sunday at half-time during Tottenham’s 1-0 defeat against Everton
A series of unfortunate injuries played a key role in the loss of his place in England’s lineup.
But with the European Championship only nine months ahead, Alli knows he must play regularly to have a chance to break back into Southgate’s squad.
Alli started the 1-0 loss on opening day against Everton on Sunday, but was changed during half-time, which led to an argument between the Mourinho and the midfielder.
But the Tottenham boss is adamant that there has been no arrest, saying: ‘Dele is a very polite man, very calm. He’s a bit introspective when you think about things a lot.
The way he responded was Dele. It was quiet, sad, but in the end, after the game, he was just one of many. And I never saw him here with myself, with the other players, everyone at the club, I never saw a strong reaction. A good boy. Really good boy. ‘