MX23RW : Monday, September 27 08:04:01| >> :60:3059:3059:

Mauricio Pochettino plays down Dele Alli contract rumours

Pochettino downplays Alli contract rumours
© Offside
Mauricio Pochettino suggests that discussions over a new contract for Dele Alli are not ongoing, contrary to reports in the British press at the weekend.

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has insisted that reports regarding a new contract offer for midfielder Dele Alli are purely 'rumours'.

It was suggested in the British press at the weekend that the England international was in line for another new long-term deal, despite only agreeing fresh terms a year ago.

Spurs were said to be prepared to bow to the 21-year-old's demands by offering him hefty wages, putting him alongside skipper Hugo Lloris and Harry Kane as the club's highest earners.

Pochettino is unaware of any such discussions taking place, though, while also denying claims that he gave Alli advice over which agent to hire as he reportedly prepares to split from his current representatives.

"Like always I tell you, when something happens or if a decision happens the club will communicate but that is a rumour," he told reporters.

"He didn't ask about [his representative] and it's his business. Of course, every single player can ask me and can knock my door. I am open to giving advice but he didn't ask me and I cannot say more."

Alli, understood to be on £80,000 a week at Spurs, has two goals to his name from five Premier League outings this term.

ID:307608: cacheID:307608:1false2false3false:QQ:: from db desktop :LenBod:restore:2381:
Restore Data
Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring the third during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Everton on September 17, 2017
Read Next:
Premier League: Five things we learned
>

rhs 2.0
Todays Game Header Right
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool64201541114
2Manchester CityMan City64111211113
3Chelsea64111221013
4Manchester UnitedMan Utd6411135813
5Everton6411127513
6Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton540174312
7West Ham UnitedWest Ham6321138511
8Aston Villa631297210
9Brentford62318539
10Arsenal6303510-59
11Tottenham HotspurSpurs630349-59
12Watford621379-27
13Leicester CityLeicester6213710-37
14Wolverhampton WanderersWolves620435-26
15Crystal Palace512258-35
16Southampton604247-34
17Newcastle UnitedNewcastle6033714-73
18Leeds UnitedLeeds6033614-83
19Burnley6024511-62
20Norwich CityNorwich6006216-140

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!