‘I think he is the best in the world’ – Mauricio Pochettino calls Dele Alli the best young player in the world
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino believes Dele Alli is the best young player in the world
The 21-year-old, who will be expected to lead Spurs in Harry Kane’s absence over the next few weeks, has been criticised for some of his performances this season.
Alli ended a 15-game goal drought when he bagged in the 4-1 win at Bournemouth on Sunday and has been given a glowing endorsement by his boss.
Pochettino says there is no other player in the world at Alli’s age who can match his achievements, a bold statement when you consider the likes of Leroy Sane, Gabriel Jesus, Kylian Mbappe, Ousmane Dembele and Marcus Rashford.
“When you compare him, Dele Alli, 21 years old, with all the players in the world, not only in Europe, in the world, I think he is the best,” the Argentinean said.
“In his age. In his form. ...
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