Tottenham Hotspur's Dele Alli won more interceptions than any other player this weekend

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Dele Alli made a vital contribution for Tottenham as they beat Manchester City.

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli played a key role as his side stunned Manchester City at the weekend.

Spurs defeated Manuel Pellegrini's side 4-1, causing them to lose their place at the top of the Premier League.

Alli won more interceptions than any player in the entire Premier League at the weekend, managing five in the victory at White Hart Lane.

This edged him ahead of Chelsea's Nemanja Matic and Liverpool's Emre Can, who each made four interceptions.

Dele Alli Tottenham 5
Emre Can Liverpool 4
Lee Cattermole Sunderland 4
Jonny Howson Norwich 4
Nemanja Matic Chelsea 4
Glenn Whelan Stoke 4

The statistic shows just how Dele Alli is settling into life comfortably in the Premier League, making made the step up from playing League One football a year ago.

It is little wonder there is talk of England boss Roy Hodgson calling him up, with The Mirror reporting the teenager is under consideration for upcoming international fixtures.

Tottenham are understandably keen to quieten the growing hype around Alli, but when he continues to perform this well against stellar opposition, it will be difficult to hold him back.

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