Report: After sealing Dele Alli deal, Spurs confident of agreeing Dembele contract extension

Tottenham are reportedly confident of extending Mousa Dembele's contract.

According to the Daily Mail, Tottenham Hotspur are growing increasingly confident that they can strike a deal to extend Mousa Dembele's contract.

Spurs confirmed on their official website earlier today that teenage sensation Dele Alli has already penned a new contract at White Hart Lane, despite the midfielder only signing from MK Dons a year ago.

Manager Mauricio Pochettino and chairman Daniel Levy appear keen to reward top players for their performances, and many other players fit that bill.

Fellow midfielder Mousa Dembele has been one of Tottenham's most impressive players so far this season, and Spurs have looked poorer whenever he has missed out through injury.

Now, the Daily Mail report that Spurs are confident of extending Dembele's contract at White Hart Lane, with the Belgian international's current deal set to expire in 18 months.

Tottenham don't want Dembele to enter the final year of his contract, and are now pushing ahead with a move to keep him at White Hart Lane for the foreseeable future.

The 28-year-old certainly deserves a new deal based on his displays this term, with his driving runs from midfield offering something that no other Tottenham player can provide.

Having been inconsistent ever since his 2012 move from Fulham, Dembele is now proving why Andre Villas-Boas was so keen to sign him almost four years ago, and Spurs would be foolish to let him leave having proven his quality this season.

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