Report explains what Roy Hodgson thinks about Tottenham sensation Dele Alli's performances

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Roy Hodgson is reportedly 'amazed' by the performances of Tottenham star Dele Alli.

According to the Daily Mail, Roy Hodgson has pencilled Dele Alli in for a starting role at Euro 2016, having been 'amazed' with the Tottenham teenager's performances.

Alli, 19, has now scored six goals for Spurs in the top flight this season, marking an outstanding debut season in the Premier League, having signed from MK Dons last January.

Saturday saw him produce a moment of magic, as he gave Spurs the lead against Crystal Palace by chesting the ball down 25 yards out before flicking the ball over Mile Jedinak's head and volleying the ball into the back of the net on the turn.

It was a real goal of the season contender, and was another indication of the incredible talent Spurs have on their hands with the teenage midfielder.

Alli has now shot himself right into contention for England duty, especially having scored a stunning long range goal against France in his first start for Roy Hodgson's men.

Now, the Daily Mail report that Hodgson - who was at Selhurst Park to witness Alli's goal against Palace on Saturday - has been 'amazed' by Alli's performances and development under Mauricio Pochettino at White Hart Lane, and has big plans for him at Euro 2016 this summer.

The report suggests that Hodgson and his coaching staff were impressed with how Alli coped with international football when called up in November, and whilst he was initially thought of as a 'wildcard' option, the teenager is now at the forefront of Hodgson's thinking.

It's stated that Alli is pencilled in for a starting role for England, which would cap off a remarkable campaign for the wonderkid - and he could be a real difference maker for the Three Lions in France if he does indeed star for Hodgson.

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