By Tom Farmery For Mailonline
Published: 16:44 BST, 13 August 2017 | Updated: 16:44 BST, 13 August 2017
Dele Alli has admitted how he tried to keep his cool and not react aggressively despite Newcastle's players attempting to wind him up on Sunday.
Jonjo Shelvey was shown a red card by referee Andre Marriner when he stamped on the ankle of Alli during Tottenham's 2-0 away win.
The England international, who has retaliated before when provoked, said it was crucial he kept his own temper in check.
Jonjo Shelvey was shown a straight red card for stamping on Tottenham's Dele Alli
Shelvey caught the England international's right ankle with his left boot in the second half
Alli appeared in pain immediately after Shelvey had made contact with the Spurs player
'I've had a few talks with the gaffer and some people. I've been called out a couple of