“Great, fantastic” – Alli raves about England teammate and Spurs transfer target

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England have started off their Euro 2020 qualifiers in blistering form as they thrashed Montenegro 5-1 away from home just two days after putting 5 past the Czech Republic in their opening game.

The England team have arguably improved even more since their wonderful showing at last summer’s World Cup as Gareth Southgate has got them playing a new system with 3 upfront in which Kane often plays deeper than the two other forwards.

Newcomers to the squad like Jadon Sancho and Callum Hudson-Odoi are now pushing the likes of Raheem Sterling and Marcus Rashford for the forward positions.

Midfielder Dele Alli who is now an experienced member of the England set-up has raved about Sancho’s and Hudson-Odoi’s abilities on the ball.

The Spurs man talked in glowing terms about the recent performances of Sancho, who could have joined Tottenham last summer if not for Man City’s unwillingness to sell to another English club (ESPN).

Speaking about the pair to the Evening Standard, Alli said, “They’re both fantastic players,” said Alli, as quoted by the Evening Standard. “They’re still young but have already proven they can cope at this level. I’ve seen them in training and they’re amazing one-on-one and things like that.

“They’re entertaining to watch which is great for the fans. But at the same time, they’re great team players I’ve played against Callum at Chelsea, been watching Sancho play for Dortmund and what he’s been doing has been great.

“It’s good for English football as well, seeing what Sancho is doing in Germany. It’s exciting times. It’s good to watch them, try to give them advice every now and then, but they’re great players.”

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