Wednesday, May 15

Dele Alli could leave Tottenham in January

Sports Betting Odds – Tottenham Hotspur are expected to allow midfielder Dele Alli to leave the club in the January transfer window, with a loan exit the likeliest outcome.

After a few tricky seasons, Dele enjoyed a bright start to the current campaign but quickly found himself back on the fringes, and minutes have been very hard to come by ever since Antonio Conte took charge last month.

Dele has managed just 19 minutes of Premier League action since September and has spent most of his time as an unused substitute.

The Athletic note that those in charge at Spurs accept that a change of scenery is what Dele needs. Both chairman Daniel Levy and director Fabio Paratici have agreed to field offers for the Englishman in January, with a permanent exit not ruled out.

However, Spurs are expected to demand a sizeable fee for the 25-year-old, who remains under contract until 2024, and the feeling is that none of his suitors will be prepared to pay up.

A loan move is seen as the most realistic outcome, although there is no mention of which teams could be interested at this stage of proceedings.

Paris Saint-Germain failed with numerous moves to sign Dele in both the summer of 2020 and January 2021, with former Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino clearly believing he can turn his career around, but whether they would reignite their interest this winter remains to be seen.

Mysport99 understands that PSG have offered summer signing Georginio Wijnaldum out on loan, with Spurs one of the sides not to dismiss the idea, so the Ligue 1 leaders may find themselves looking for another midfielder.

Reports elsewhere have suggested that Dele may not be the only player heading for the exit door in January, with midfielder Harry Winks and centre-back Joe Rodon both rumoured to be available for transfer.

Spurs are hoping to raise some extra funds to back Conte, who is keen to bolster at centre-back and has also been tipped to recruit a new midfielder and forward.