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Mourinho has cruelly humiliated Dele Alli, says Collymore

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Former England international Stan Collymore claimed Mourinho’s recent actions have gravely disrespected Dele Alli.

Tottenham’s former star midfielder Dele Alli hasn’t had an easy life under Jose Mourinho’s orders. Once a key player for the Spurs, the English player now struggles to get any game time at all.

Although Alli gave some positive notes in the FA Cup with a goal assist, he has failed to convince Mourinho. As he was left out of the squad again, former Liverpool man Stan Collymore was upset with the player’s treatment.

“We’ve spoken about Alli being an overgrown kid and I stand by that, and Mourinho sees him every day in training and obviously sees something he doesn’t like,” he wrote for the Daily Mirror. “But I’m yet to see something that Alli has done that would put him in the ‘treat him with utter disrespect category’, and that’s what makes this treatment of him disgraceful.”

“It’s almost unforgivable from Jose Mourinho.”

Moreover, Collymore slammed Mourinho for his decision against Sheffield United. The Portuguese boss put Benfica loanee Gedson Fernandes on the bench instead of a player who’s spent years at Tottenham.

“For Dele Alli, being left out of Tottenham’s matchday squad against Sheffield United on Sunday with Gedson Fernandes preferred on the bench was the final insult. Alli may be a lot of things but a bad pro isn’t one of them. You may think he hasn’t kicked on, you may believe he’s lazy in training, you may believe he’s off to pastures new.

But if you think someone who has been a serious player in Spurs’s best team of a generation deserves the indignity of having someone who has done absolutely nothing for the club in front of him on the bench then you need to give your head a wobble.”

Dele Alli has been at Tottenham since 2015, scoring a total of 64 goals for the London-based team. However, the 24-year-old may be leaving the Spurs very soon. In fact, his former boss Pochettino is looking to take the outcast to Paris Saint-Germain.