Dele Alli’s decline has been a very public one. Even at his peak, the Milton Keynes boy was only knocking on the door. Make no mistake, Dele was never at the very top of his game. Indeed, one might argue that many managers would have given Alli fewer first-team starts than Mauricio Pochettino did.
Under José Mourinho, it appeared that a ‘buck your ideas up’ moment was on the horizon. That didn’t happen. Even Nuno lost interest during his cameo reign at Tottenham