Ian Wright has a theory over why Tottenham star Dele Alli has changed his agent

Dele Alli of Tottenham Hotspur speaks to the media during a Tottenham Hotspur press conference at Tottenham Hotspur Training Centre on December 5, 2017 in Enfield, England.

Arsenal legend Ian Wright has revealed his theory as to why Tottenham Hotspur star Dele Alli has changed agents.

Tottenham Hotspur's English midfielder Dele Alli (L) and Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino attend a press conference at Tottenham Hotspur's Enfield Training...

All the talk of late has been about Tottenham's poor form and that of star midfielder Dele Alli.

Spurs's poor form has been blamed on a host of factors from Wembley to Mauricio Pochettino's book and complacency while long running speculation over Alli's change of agents has been cited as a reason for his dip in performance level.

The England star put pen to paper to sign for the same agency that represents Cristiano Ronaldo, Jose Mourinho and Tottenham team-mate Harry Kane on Wednesday.

The 21-year-old has joined CAA Sports, which is run by Jorge Mendes and whose clients also include Carlo Ancelotti, James Rodriguez and Nico Rosberg.

Portuguese football manager Jorge Mendes stands in front of the press during the release of the book 'The Special Agent' written by Miguel Cuesta and Jonathan Sanchez in Lisbon on February...

CAA will represent Alli for future commercial and sponsorship deals, but the Tottenham midfielder remains under contract with current agent, Rob Segal, who represents him as a professional footballer.

But Gunners legend Ian Wright told Sky Sports' The Debate his theory as to why Alli has signed up with CAA.

"When you're going for the super, super agents what happens is, the super, super agents they're not there to re-negotiate contracts to make money," Wright said on The Debate.

BT Sport pundit Ian Wright looks on prior to the Emirates FA Cup Semi-Final match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium on April 23, 2017 in London, England.

"They're there to take you to the big places, the massive clubs, that is why you get them agents because they move you, they get you to those clubs."

Spurs fans have been frustrated by Alli's form but like Pochettino they appreciate he is still young and learning the game at the top level.

However they will be hoping Wright's insight does not materialise anytime soon with the club having already lost Kyle Walker to rivals Man City and with speculation over Danny Rose's future also rife.

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