Robinson tells 'phenomenal' Dele Alli to quit Tottenham after heartfelt confession
Dele Alli needs to leave Tottenham this summer to realise his “world-class potential”, according to Paul Robinson.
The former White Hart Lane number one, speaking exclusively to Football Insider, claimed the 25-year-old would benefit from a new environment with new voices.
Alli fell out of favour under the recently sacked Jose Mourinho and struggled for game time for the majority of the 2020-21 campaign.
— Dele (@dele_official) May 23, 2021
Robinson believes the time has come for Alli to move on with a rebuild at Spurs on the horizon.
“Dele needs a fresh start,” he told Football Insider‘s Dylan Childs. “I think he needs a new challenge.
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“He is still so young and people forget his age. He has been at Spurs a long time now and without a doubt it will have been the toughest year of his career. I think he needs new voices and new surroundings.
“A fresh start will bring out the best in him I think. We saw flashes of brilliance from him this season. I think he is a phenomenal talent, I really do.
“Every time he was given an opportunity this year he looked sharp. When he played in the cup sometimes he was the best player on the pitch. I cannot understand why Dele wasn’t used more to be honest.
“There may be an opportunity now with Spurs rebuilding for him to move on. He was an England regular a couple of years ago. Now he is not even close to the squad. The time has come for him to re-ignite his career.
“He is at the perfect age now to move. A move will help him realise his world-class potential. I know he can achieve it.”