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Dele Alli is NOT included in Tottenham’s squad to face Burnley in the Carabao Cup tie for Nuno Espirito Santo

Dele Alli is NOT included in Tottenham’s squad to face Burnley in the Carabao Cup tie that Nuno Espirito Santo likened to a ‘final’ … with the Spurs boss bringing a full team to Turf Moor

  • Tottenham have not included Dele Alli in their Carabao Cup squad to play against Burnley
  • Nuno Espirito Santo says he will bring a strong team to Turf Moor on Wednesday
  • Spurs boss under fire compared Burnley’s crash to a ‘final’ on Tuesday
  • Alli hasn’t played a minute of top-notch football since September 26.


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The position of Tottenham star Dele Alli in Nuno Espirito Santo’s plans has been put in uncertainty with the midfielder being omitted from the team to face Burnley on Wednesday.

Sportsmail He has learned that Alli has not been included in the match traveling to Turf Moor for the Carabao Cup match that coach Nuno called ‘final’.

Alli is not injured, and the Spurs head coach will likely point to the fact that he has rotated his squad for the club’s European and cup games this season as a reason for his absence.

Dele Alli has not been included for Tottenham's Carabao Cup clash at Burnley on Wednesday

Dele Alli has not been included for Tottenham’s Carabao Cup clash at Burnley on Wednesday

Nuno Espirito Santo (left) described the tie as a 'final' but Alli (right) will not travel to Turf Moor

Nuno Espirito Santo (left) described the tie as a 'final' but Alli (right) will not travel to Turf Moor

Nuno Espirito Santo (left) described the tie as a ‘final’ but Alli (right) will not travel to Turf Moor

However, the decision casts doubt on the place of Alli within the Portuguese coach’s plans for the future, especially considering that the midfielder has played a peripheral role in recent weeks.

Alli played a key role for Nuno during the first weeks of his reign, starting in the first six Premier League games of the season, even scoring the winning goal against Wolves.

But the 25-year-old was substituted at halftime of the North London derby loss to Arsenal on September 26 with the team trailing 3-0 at halftime and has not played a single minute of top-notch football. since then.

Alli hasn't played a minute of top-notch football since he was retired from Arsenal last month.

Alli hasn't played a minute of top-notch football since he was retired from Arsenal last month.

Alli hasn’t played a minute of top-notch football since he was retired from Arsenal last month.

He was an unused substitute in Saturday’s loss to West Ham and his wait for more minutes will extend into at least the weekend after Nuno’s decision to leave Alli in London.

Speaking on Tuesday, when asked if he would bring his Premier League team to Burnley, Spurs boss Nuno replied: ‘Basically yes, but we have players we need, players who are working hard, maybe with the expectation that they will have more. minutes, the expectation that they deserve more minutes.

“It is going to be a tough game as we expect because Burnley is a good team, but it is a good opportunity for us to improve, knowing that the Carabao Cup is an important competition for us. We have to go game by game and then this game is a final. ‘

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