Sport These are exciting times for Tottenham, declares Alli

12:10  17 april  2018
12:10  17 april  2018 Source:   goal.com

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This site uses cookies. By continuing, your consent is assumed. And Spurs fans were quick to get ahead of themselves on Twitter by declaring Alli as world class, the new Luka Modric and good enough to lead Roy They’re excited … We are no longer Tottenham Hotspur FC, it's Dele Alli FC.

Dele Alli is regarded as one of the finest young players in the country but the Tottenham midfielder is quickly garnering a far less savoury reputation. It's the second time this season the youngster has been booked for diving, the first coming against Huddersfield back in October.

Dele Alli - cropped: Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli. © Provided by Goal Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli.

Dele Alli believes Tottenham are "heading in the right direction" as they aim to finish in the Premier League's top four for a third successive season.

Spurs visit Brighton and Hove Albion on Tuesday knowing a win on the road will open up a 10-point cushion over fifth-placed Chelsea, albeit their London rivals will have a game in hand.

Still, with neighbours Arsenal out of the race for the Champions League places, Mauricio Pochettino's squad are on course to finish as the capital's top club.

While they have failed to keep pace with champions Manchester City, Alli sees plenty of positive signs for Tottenham ahead of their move into a new stadium.

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Alli had scored 11 goals in the league by this time last season but has only five this campaign. Christian Eriksen has become a far more important player for Tottenham than Alli .

Crystal Palace 1-3 Tottenham Hotspur: Dele Alli leads Spurs fightback. By James Walker-Roberts. "They're going through a bit of a difficult phase but they are exciting at times , but it's just not happening for them at the moment."

"We've been playing well this season - we've been in great form," the England international old Sky Sports.

"We don't worry too much about what other people are doing around us. All we can worry about is ourselves, to make sure we are doing as well as we can and improving. What Arsenal are doing isn't really our problem, or a worry to us.

"You can see the direction the club is going in – we're definitely heading in the right direction and we keep on improving every year.

"We've a great young manager and a great young team that is hungry for success. These are exciting times for Tottenham."

Tottenham can still secure a trophy this season, too, as they face Manchester United on Saturday in the semi-finals of the FA Cup.

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