sport news 'He’s a massive part of wanting to be at this club': Dele Alli on Mauricio ...

Dele Alli's decision to commit to Tottenham for the next six years was based on the fact that Mauricio Pochettino will remain manager for the foreseeable.

Pochettino has been linked with the and jobs previously but Alli, whose new deal was announced last week, is confident his boss is going nowhere.

Tottenham beat West Ham 3-1 in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday night, leaving them in the quarter-finals as they chase their first trophy since 2008.

Dele Alli has signed a new deal at Tottenham which will see him earn up to £150,000 a week

Dele Alli has signed a new deal at Tottenham which will see him earn up to £150,000 a week

They will face Arsenal next in that competition with 22-year-old Alli confident he can achieve everything he wants to win at Tottenham under Pochettino.

‘He’s a massive part of wanting to be at this club,’ Alli said. ‘As players, you work with the gaffer, you want to have a good relationship with the manager and we all feel like we’ve got that here.

‘He’s a very nice guy but at the same time, he can’t be too nice. Everyone has got a lot of respect for him. You don’t want to get on his bad side.

‘We all love the way we work, the style of play, we all want to be a part of it. He’s done a lot for me so far and hopefully he can keep helping me improve.

Alli has revealed that Mauricio Pochettino has played a big role in his decision to renew

Alli has revealed that Mauricio Pochettino has played a big role in his decision to renew

‘As a young professional, I had to think about what is best for my career and where I can improve.

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