Tottenham's Dele Alli comments on chances of playing versus Stoke on Saturday

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Dele Alli has commented on his chances of featuring for Tottenham Hotspur in their Premier League clash with Stoke City.

Tottenham youngster Dele Alli has told the club's official website that he is excited to step out at White Hart Lane for the first time as a Spurs player.

Alli came off the bench against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Saturday, in what could have been a dream debut, but the England youth international was booked in the closing moments as Spurs went on to lose 1-0 after an uninspiring 90 minutes.

Now, with the opening weekend behind him, the 19-year-old has turned his attention to the club's upcoming home clash with Mark Hughes' Stoke City - and he remains level-headed when it comes to the chances of him walking straight into the Tottenham first team. 

“I can’t wait for my first home game!” he told the club's official website.

“It will be amazing to experience the atmosphere created by all the Tottenham fans – obviously they were great at Old Trafford last week but I’m really excited to finally go out and play at home with everyone right behind the team.

“I’ve been to a few games at White Hart Lane before to watch matches, but it’d be amazing to play there.

“It’s up to the gaffer if I play or not, but I’ll be working as hard as I can on and off the pitch so that if he calls upon me I’m ready.”

After a promising pre-season, a lot is expected of Alli at White Hart Lane and - despite the fact he is only 19 years of age - there is good reason to believe that he will feature regularly in Mauricio Pochettino’s side throughout this campaign. 

Fresh from making his Premier League debut at Old Trafford, the former MK Dons youngster is evidently excited by the prospect of his first home game for the club and no doubt Spurs fans would love to see him involved in some capacity against Stoke at the weekend.

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