Charlie Nicholas says Dele Alli is creating a problem for himself

Dele Alli of Tottenham Hotspur and Andrew Surman of AFC Bournemouth in action during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and AFC Bournemouth at Wembley Stadium on October 14,...

Dele Alli is one of the best players at Tottenham Hotspur.

Harry Kane and Dele Alli of Spurs have a disagreement during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and AFC Bournemouth at Wembley Stadium on October 14, 2017 in London,...

Former Arsenal and Celtic forward Charlie Nicholas said on the Gillette Soccer Saturday show on Sky Sports News last Saturday afternoon (2:14pm, October 14, 2017) that Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli is creating a problem for himself.

Alli is one of the best young midfielders in the world and is a key figure in the current Tottenham team.

The England international midfielder, though, has been hitting the headlines for the wrong reasons so far this season.

The 21-year-old took a dive during Tottenham's Premier League game at Huddersfield Town last month.

Dele Alli during an England Training Session at The LFF Stadium in Vilnius at a Media Access day on October 7, 2017 in Vilnius,

This is not the first time that Alli has been caught diving either. The former Milton Keynes Dons youngster went down too early against Swansea City back in December 2016.

Tottenham Hotspur's English midfielder Dele Alli (L) vies with Huddersfield Town's German defender Christopher Schindler during the English Premier League football match between...

Former Arsenal and Celtic forward Nicholas has warned Alli that he is creating a problem for himself if he continues to dive.

Nicholas said about Alli on the Gillette Soccer Saturday show on Sky Sports News last Saturday afternoon (2:14pm, October 14, 2017): “You remember Ronaldo did this and people wanted him out of the country.

“People will start looking at him. When he gets to England, people will starting picking holes in him, so he is creating a problem for himself.”

Alli has scored two goals and provided one assist in eight Premier League appearances for Tottenham so far this season.

During the 2016-17 campaign, the youngster scored 18 goals and provided seven assists in 35 league starts for Spurs.

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