By Harvey Byrne
Tottenham have confirmed that Dele Alli has signed a new six-year deal, and Spurs supporters expressed their delight on Twitter after another one of their star players has extended his stay at the club.
The north London side revealed on their official Twitter account on Monday morning that the 20-year-old had agreed new terms at the club.
Alli’s previous deal ran out in 2021, but the north London side have been keen to keep their star player’s with midfield duo Christian Eriksen and Eric Dier also recently signing new long-term deals at the club.
We're delighted to announce that @Dele_Alli has signed a new contract with the Club which will run until 2022. pic.twitter.com/BKq28SLXeA
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) September 19, 2016
Spurs supporters are clearly overjoyed that another of their key performers has agreed new terms, with some predicting Alli to become a great at the club.
Here are a selection of their messages on Twitter:
Buzzing! Made my Monday…
Future is bright at Spurs. With loyalty we could reach our potential. 👏🏻⚽️👑
— StevieD (@_steviejd_) September 19, 2016
Raining new contracts at the lane and Dele Alli is the next in line signing a contract until 2022
— White Hot Spurs (@WhiteHotSpurs) September 19, 2016
— Jordan Pomeroy (@jordanpomeroy00) September 19, 2016
Good news on Delle Alli. He’s already a huge name, so we need to keep him as long as we can. #THFC
— Stuart Peel (@JedLomax) September 19, 2016
— gavin (@Gavllen) September 19, 2016
Well deserved @Dele_Alli now become a Spurs legend!! #thfc
— Jay (@Aloob007) September 19, 2016
Congratulations Dele! You've got everything to become a legend at Tottenham #COYS
— #COYS (@Jed_THFC) September 19, 2016
Alli moved to White Hart Lane in the 2015 winter window in a £5million deal from Mk Dons.
The 20-year-old has featured in 52 encounters for the club during his stay scoring 11 goals.
He has starred in all six of Spurs’ opening matches of the new campaign in all competitions.
The youngster was named the Premier League Young Player of the Season last season and he will now look to continue progressing with the north London club.
In other Tottenham team news, Spurs fear Harry Kane has damaged ankle ligaments and is facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines.