Newcastle United are keen to sign midfielder Dele Alli from Tottenham Hotspur, according to Spanish magazine Publication Sport.
It was a mixed start to the campaign for the 25-year-old, who started the first six Premier League games but paid the price for his poor performance in the North London Derby sitting on the bench against Aston Villa: Week .
Alli, who remained on the bench against Dean Smith’s side, had scored four days earlier in the Europa Conference League game against the minnow Mura but the midfielder was unable to return to his best form despite strong efforts under Nuno Espirito Santo.
After beating Villa, Alli is unlikely to return to the starting XI for Sunday’s trip to Newcastle.
And Publication Sport believes Steve Bruce’s side are keen to sign Alli after their takeover was confirmed Thursday.
Alli has been a great servant to the club over the years, but his time at Tottenham feels like it’s coming to an end and with Newcastle set to be a big bucket in both January and summer a move to the St would be a good idea Step in the right direction for him.