Liverpool and Tottenham fans react on Twitter to Rodgers’ comments about Alli

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Brendan Rodgers has revealed that Liverpool could have signed Dele Alli from MK Dons before his move to Tottenham Hotspur.

Liverpool fans have taken to social networking site Twitter to have their say on Brendan Rodgers’s comments about Dele Alli.

Rodgers, who was sacked as the Liverpool manager in October, told Sky Sports that the Reds could have signed the midfielder before his move to Tottenham Hotspur in February of last year.

"Karl did really well with him and he came to me and said, 'I've got a really exciting player, I'd love to see him at Liverpool’,” the former Swansea City boss told Sky Sports.

"I spent a couple of hours in a hotel room with him and he wanted to come to Liverpool. It was all about getting the deal done with the club but unfortunately it never got done.

"On Saturday evening we thought it had got done but eventually he went to Tottenham, which was frustrating and disappointing. He's done really well there.”

Alli is arguably the best teenage footballer in the Premier League at the moment and has done exceptionally well so far this season.

The 19-year-old has established himself as a key player in midfield for Spurs and is a first-team regular.

The England international has scored five goals and created 24 chances in 20 Premier League appearances so far this campaign.

Alli has a pass accuracy of 77% and a shot accuracy of 58%, and has won 20 headers, 16 dribbles and 33 tackles.

Liverpool and Tottenham fans have taken to Twitter to have their say on Rodgers’s comments about Alli.

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