Spurs boss Jose Mourinho says he expects Dele Alli to stay on the membership on the end of the January switch window.
Paris Saint-Germain, now managed by former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino pushing to sign the 24-year-old player on loan for the remainder of the season.
Alli has fallen out of favor beneath Mourinho, who has hardly used it this season, however chairman Daniel Levy is known to be hesitant to let him leave.
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And Mourinho expects no move earlier than Monday’s deadline.
“I expect it (to be right here) and say so because the window began,” mentioned Mourinho in entrance of him Premier League side conflict with Liverpool on Thursdathe.
“I did not expect anybody to leave or expect anybody to come. We’re nearly on the end of the window. I do not assume something will occur, however it’s nonetheless open.
“Football is football and the switch window is open and typically sudden issues can occur, however I do not expect it.”
If any deal is to occur it might be late within the window, historically one thing that Spurs focuses on, and that’s true of any potential arrivals as properly.
Mourinho has mentioned all through the month that he doesn’t imagine the membership will make any signatures and is adhering to the message.
“Do not assume so. Truthfully, I do not assume so, ”he mentioned. “As I mentioned earlier than, the switch window is open and something can occur till the last second.
“I am satisfied that nothing goes to occur. If one thing have been to occur, it might shock me. ”
Alli will probably be lacking from Thursday’s recreation with Liverpool as he was injured and Mourinho advised that lots of his different players may also lose the sport, although he selected to not reveal who.
Full backs Matt Doherty and Ben Davies are doubtful, whereas Giovani Lo Celso is a long-term injury drawback.
“We’ve extra issues than that which I am not going to share,” mentioned Mourinho. “You need to look forward to tomorrow, however we have now just a few extra issues than that.”
Liverpool received the reversal in December with a stoppage time goal to go three points clear on the top of the Premier League however their type has since fallen off a cliff.
They’re unbeaten of their last 5 and are actually seven points shy of leaders Manchester City.
Mourinho says that each one the best golf equipment may have an immersion season this season and assume they’ll bounce back.
“All golf equipment, particularly the normal top six, have this place,” he mentioned.
“One team did not start with a win and remains to be profitable after 19 video games and just a few months of competition. Everyone seems to be having a troublesome time. Some early, some later, some within the center.
“A great evolution in what’s traditionally thought-about beneath team and top-level ambitions, great performances by lots of them. Excellent teams, superb squads.
“I really feel fairly pure that some penalties are occurring. After which Liverpool had a interval the place the outcomes usually are not going of their route. However the coach is similar, the players are the identical and the team is similar. ”