Tottenham Hotspur suffered their sixth defeat of the Premier League campaign at the hands of Chelsea’s Thomas Tuchel last night, and Jose Mourinho lamented the absence of a “good Dele Alli” when discussing the offensive woes of the team – despite the fact that he didn’t even do it. to play.
Spurs have only scored once in their last three league games and facing the media after another disappointing result and performance the 58-year-old was quick to highlight who he was. without, and in doing so, it seemed to take a hit. to the disgrace of 24 years.
As quoted by Football.London, he said: “Well, [Sergio] Reguilon means something to our attacking football, Harry Kane means something to our attacking football. [Giovani] Lo Celso means something to our attacking football again.
“A good Dele Alli that we don’t have yet but that we hope we can have in the future means something to us.”
Alli has only appeared in the top flight four times this season with his last appearance in the loss to Liverpool in December after playing just three minutes, and based on Mourinho’s latest remarks, it seems suggest that the player did not. been quite good even when available.
However, given his reluctance to select the player, even if he is fit and available, should he include Alli in the list of those whose absences he says impacted the team’s performance these last time?
The ex-MK Dons man appeared set to join Paris Saint-Germain on loan during last month’s transfer window, but as stated in a 90 mins Exclusive, Daniel Levy’s reluctance to allow the inclusion of a purchase option clause in the deal caused it to fall apart, leaving Alli furious.
Tottenham are hoping for a return to form by hosting little West Brom on Sunday.