According to a report from the Daily Mail, Spurs could have an opportunity to negotiate the sale of £100,000-per-week star Dele Alli after he was left out of Jose Mourinho’s squad to face Lokomotiv Plovdiv on Thursday – with French champions Paris-Saint German and Italian giants Inter Milan both holding an interest.
While Spurs would be reluctant to sell a player once valued at around £100 million, especially after securing deals to sign Gareth Bale and Sergio Reguilon, they may consider the option for him to leave on a temporary basis.
Indeed, given his market value drop, Tottenham would reportedly want to see an up-turn in form before selling on for a fee – but the Englishman does have an array of potential suitors if chairman Daniel Levy wants to offload.
Should Spurs offload Dele Alli after Bale signing?
Mourinho is adamant that there has been no bust-up between the pair, despite his Europa League omission, but PSG and Inter Milan’s alleged intrigue could present an opportunity to recuperate some of the funds spent on transfers this window.
Sky Sports journalist Fabrizio Romano has also claimed that Spurs are not done there, with a centre-back and secondary striker to Harry Kane still on the agenda.
Bale’s signing, which will cost Spurs a fair amount of money in wages, could need to be balanced by making necessary cuts throughout the squad – and letting another club share a percentage of Alli’s salary could be an avenue to go down.
It remains to be seen whether the club do offload him, either on loan or permanently, but there is an opportunity to do so with both Inter and PSG sniffing.
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