Jose Mourinho is making an instance of Dele Alli at Tottenham, based on former Chelsea striker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink.
The Dutchman – who returned for a second stint within the dugout at League One Burton final week – claims he was handled in the identical method by the Particular One at Stamford Bridge again in 2004.
Hasselbaink had simply completed prime of the scoring charts for the Blues as soon as extra, however was proven the door by Mourinho after the cash-rich west London facet splashed out on Didier Drogba and Mateja Kezman to bolster their ahead line.
And Hasselbaink believes Alli – who has been linked with a reunion with ex-Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino at PSG – is feeling the complete power of the identical Jose remedy within the present day.
“Mourinho wished to make use of me for instance, that’s how he managed,” Hasselbaink, who scored 258 instances in a profession spanning 18 years, informed the Mail.
“He wished to indicate that he might let huge gamers go. I used to be nonetheless prime scorer, regardless that two actually good strikers had signed that season.
“Mourinho wished to indicate who was boss, and I used to be the one he used. Sure, Chelsea then gained the league, however I might have added to the group that 12 months.
“However Mourinho has all the time achieved that. He’s doing it now with Dele Alli at Spurs. That’s how he manages, that’s how he will get success, you possibly can’t fault him.”