Dele Alli explains why he turned down Liverpool move before agreeing Tottenham switch

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The Tottenham Hotspur midfielder is one of the hottest prospects in the English game.

Tottenham Hotspur player Dele Alli has been speaking to FourFourTwo about his decision to turn down a move to Liverpool before later agreeing a switch to North London.

As reported by the publication Liverpool had a £3.5million bid accepted for the talented teenager only for the player to remain at MK Dons for another year.

Speaking about that decision, Alli told FourFourTwo, “At the time I didn’t feel it was the right move personally, and I wanted to stay at MK a bit longer to get some more first-team experience.

“I knew if I got more experience by the end of the season that I’d be ready to move.”

That proved to be a wise move with Alli really stepping up his game last season and making 44 appearances in all competitions, scoring 16 goals and providing 11 assists in the process.

The 19-year-old signed for Tottenham for an initial £5million back in February but he remained on loan at MK Dons for the remainder of the season.

Now – after successfully helping them to promotion – Alli is focused on making waves at his new side and he becomes the latest in a long line of promising young players working under Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino.

Alli ended his time at the Dons with 24 goals and 15 assists in 88 appearances and in time he could become one of England’s top talents both domestically and at international level.

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