Dele Alli stat shows Tottenham have the deadliest young talent in Europe

Dele Alli stat shows Tottenham have the deadliest young talent in Europe

"I'm pleased with the performance". I think it is hard to respond to that (question) because he is a player who plays in his best position, he is a player who likes to run into the box, he is very often very clever into the box.

Christian Eriksen has netted three goals in three Premier League games against Southampton at White Hart Lane.

"I didn't see. I don't know, I was in the dressing room", he said. We've had a few talks and he's been really supportive.

"I'm still young. I'm 20 years old".

'Always he can surprise me. "Everyone makes mistakes but it's just important that you bounce back".

"It's important if things don't go my way and things happen, that I learn from them and keep improving".

'In the box he looks like a striker because he is more than clever, he has made his mark.

But Pochettino said that he had seen Alli flourish in holding midfield at the age of 18 for MK Dons, showing how versatile the England global is.

"I applaud our attitude and desire and our way of thinking", Mourinho said. "But I'm happy to play anywhere in this team. I think I am a midfielder and enjoy playing everywhere". They operate as a business and as a football team in a certain way and they recruit head coaches and players that fit those principles. He'll keep supporting us from off the pitch and it's important we keep on getting the points.

Mauricio Pochettino selected Heung-min Son to lead the Spurs attack in the absence of his key man and the adjustment translated into three points as Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli flourished at White Hart Lane.

"I think all the boys feel extra responsibility", Alli said. "H is a fantastic striker who can get a goal from nothing".

James Ward-Prowse pulled one back for Southampton shortly after the restart, but Tottenham secured a win that puts them 10 points behind Premier League leaders Chelsea in second place. It's good to have a manager behind me who trusts and supports me as much as he does.

Fourteen of those goals have come in the league - four more than he achieved last season.

"At 2-0, we conceded a goal and allowed them to believe they could get a result, we didn't kill the game off so it was always open".

"Two teams were at the same level", added the Frenchman.