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Tottenham: Fans react to England manager Gareth Southgate’s comments on Dele Alli

Tottenham: Fans react to England manager Gareth Southgate’s comments on Dele Alli

Lots of Tottenham fans have been reacting to Gareth Southgate’s comments on Dele Alli, and most of them are not too happy with the England boss.

England’s midfield is the ever-lasting conundrum that may never be solved.

Southgate and several managers before him have toyed with plenty of different systems and personnel, with the former Middlesbrough man often electing to play Alli in midfield.

It may come as a surprise then to see him claim he always knew the Spurs star belongs as a number ten, as he appeared to praise Jose Mourinho for his work with the resurgent 23 year-old.

Alli has scored four goals and provided two assists in his last six matches in all competitions, and has contributed to a goal in every game Mourinho has taken charge of.

And while Tottenham fans will no doubt be delighted to see Alli get the credit he deserves from his national side’s manager, many have been left baffled by Southgate’s comments.

You can find some of the best Twitter reactions down below, where one fan even suggested Alli could become a ‘wasted talent’ due to the incompetence around the England set-up…

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