Tottenham Hotspur wonderkid Dele Alli comments on big brother Eric Dier

The England internationals have had excellent seasons so far.

Tottenham Hotspur have had two real breakout stars this season. Dele Alli, who arrived at the club from MK Dons six months after signing and rejoining the then League One club on loan, has been sensational.

The midfielder has translated his form to the England international team with an incredible man-of-the-match performance v France last month.

His feats have been matched by Eric Dier.

The former Sporting Lisbon star has been transformed into a top holding midfielder with Spurs and England reaping the benefits.

The two play very well together in the centre of midfield and it would appear that the two get on just as well off the pitch.

Speaking to Complex this week Alli was discussing the tightest bonds in the dressing room and suggested his and Dier's is up there:

"The Belgian boys are close but I couldn’t believe when it when I got there, everyone gets on really well.

"I’ve made a few good friends, me and Eric [Dier] have this relationship where he sort of looks after me like a big brother."

The statement just goes to prove the real trust Mauricio Pochettino is putting in the youth at Tottenham.

The fact that Dier, at just 21-years-old himself, is a mentor model for Alli just highlights the freshness of this Tottenham team.

Hopefully this relationship can prove to be good news, for years to come, for both Spurs and England.

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