Dele finalises management team


According to The Daily Mail Dele has finalised the management team he believes will propel him to global superstardom.

The article adds how The Mail revealed in August that the former MK Dons star had begun searching for new representation leaving long-term agent Rob Segal.

It adds however that Dele has decided against appointing a full-time football agent, instead appointing his adoptive brother Harry Hickford to look after the 21-year-old’s day-to-day affairs it adds that appointing a new football agent could be something Dele may revisit at a later date.

The article adds that the England star has also appointed the Sports PR Company to control his public relations, who are a London-based company that has an impressive record of looking after high-profile footballers, such as David Beckham, Didier Drogba, Theo Walcott and Petr Cech.

In a further move the young midfielder has also appointed Creative Artists Agency (CAA) to look after the commercial side of his burgeoning profile, a company who body client list which includes Jose Mourinho, Cristiano Ronaldo, James Rodriguez, Nico Rosberg and Harry Kane.

The decision to appoint new representation was widely viewed as a means to find an escape route out of Tottenham according to the article but it does point out that it is understood Alli has no burning desire to leave Spurs in the immediate future. That news of his new management team will raise hopes at Hotspur Way that Alli will sign a new contract. He still has four and a half years to run on his current £50,000-a-week deal.
The club want to extend his deal, with a pay rise that would see him become one of our top earners.

The article adds some other Dele news in that the midfielder has vowed to find the answers to his alarming dip in form this season.
The young star acknowledged on Tuesday that he has struggled to perform consistently well but he backs himself to emerge a stronger player.
‘There’s always positives and negatives in every game. I have learned a lot so far this season and obviously in the two years previously,’:said Alli.

He added: “I would like to be at my highest level in every single game and every training session, but I don’t think that’s possible. So I think it’s been a good opportunity for me to learn more about myself as a player and as a person. I’m looking forward to it and I’ve got to keep enjoying it.
‘I’m very self-critical. I think I am my own biggest critic.

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