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Dele Alli is a “goal machine” and “the end of the jigsaw” for many managerssays Glenn Hoddle, but a lack of faith from Jose Mourinho at Tottenham will force the England international midfielder elsewhere.
A lack of game time has sparked plenty of transfer rumours, and aswitch to Paris Saint-Germain had been mooted before Mauricio Pochettino took the reins at Parc des Princes, with talk of a reunion with the former Tottenham boss now being stepped up.
Hoddle can see Alli heading elsewhere before the next deadline passes, saying players of his ability deserveof more than he is getting from Mourinho.
“He's not going to get in unless there's an injury or a lack of form. The lack of form goes out the window because there's a settled team there. He's going to have to wait for an injury, then he's got to make a big impact on Jose to play.
“I'm talking about playing week in, week out, and he needs that. If he feels he can't do that, he needs to communicate that to the manager, and if he sees it that way as well, a loan deal could be possible. It's only Jose who will know if he sees a long-term scenario for him anyway. If he doesn't, he might feel it's best to cash in.
“I could see Dele going to another club and doing really well in the right system. I don't think he suits this system that Jose's looking for.
“I think at some stage he will move on, when that will be I'm not sure. If he does stay after the window, he's got to knuckle down.
“He's got to play at his very best. The truth is, and he knows it himself, he hasn't played at his best. The only way he can prove that to the manager is to play and I find that door shut at the moment.