Dele Alli has been unnoticed of Tottenham’s squad to face London rivals Chelsea within the Carabao Cup on Tuesday night time.
The 24-year-old playmaker will play no half within the fourth-round tie, having beforehand missed the Premier League conflict towards Newcastle which led to a 1-1 stalemate.
Alli has began only one league recreation this season, which noticed him hauled off at half-time within the opening weekend defeat towards Everton.
The one different look Alli has made thus far this time period was within the Europa League towards FK Shkendija.
The newest snub will come as a giant blow to the midfielder, who has been closely linked with a transfer away from north London.
Mourinho brazenly admitted that the Carabao Cup was not a precedence of his after the draw at Newcastle, making Alli’s omission all of the extra telling.
“What would you do in my place? I wish to battle for the Carabao however I don’t suppose I can,” he stated.
“We now have a recreation on Thursday that offers us not as a lot cash because the Champions League, however the group section of the Europa League offers us a specific amount that for a membership like us is essential.
“It’s a contest with a potential group section that offers us probability to undergo to the subsequent knockout stage, so this recreation on Thursday is essential for us.”
Mourinho made a number of adjustments to his Tottenham group for the Carabao Cup conflict as Sergio Reguilon was handed his debut whereas Gedson Fernandes was additionally given a begin.
There was additionally debutants within the Chelsea group as Edouard Mendy begins in objective whereas Ben Chilwell was given his full debut by Frank Lampard.
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