Tottenham Hotspur star Dele Alli not resting on his laurels despite international recognition

The midfielder has been a revelation at White Hart Lane this season.

Dele Alli has had an excellent start to his Tottenham Hotspur career. The midfielder has been in great form since arriving at the club from Milton Keynes Dons in the summer.

Signed in January, he returned to the stadium:mk to help his boyhood club make it to the Championship.

Now he is a regular in the Tottenham Hotspur first-team and has also made his breakthrough to the England senior team.

But speaking to the official Tottenham website today the midfielder made it clear he was keeping his feet on the ground despite his current form.

He stated:

“It’s a great honour for me and obviously I’m delighted to be involved.

“I can’t get carried away, though, as I’ve still got a lot to take on board and this is a great environment for me to go and learn from some of the best players in the country.

“It’s not going to be easy but it’s all good experience. I’m still young and I’ve still got a lot to learn, but whenever I go out onto the pitch I always try to play as well as I can. Obviously I’ll go out there, try my best in training and try to get some minutes on the pitch."

These words from the young talent once again seem to back up all the glowing reports about the midfielder which seem to suggest he could be a future star for Spurs and England.

He has proved to be mature beyond his age and it is great to hear that he is determined to remain focused when others would easily be carried away with their own hype.

Here's hoping he shows it on the pitch against Spain and France this week.

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