By Sami Mokbel for MailOnline
Published: 10:55 BST, 20 September 2020 | Updated: 11:32 BST, 20 September 2020
Tottenham players have been left stunned after Dele Alli was not included in the squad to face Southampton today.
The midfielder’s team-mates are amazed that the England star has been left out of Jose Mourinho’s plans for the second successive game.
Sportsmail revealed on Wednesday how Alli was left in London as the rest of the squad flew to Bulgaria for the clash against Lokomotiv Plovdiv.
Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been left of his team's squad for their trip to Southampton
And now more questions will be asked regarding Alli’s future.
Sportsmail reported this week how Tottenham had considered using Alli as a potential sweetener in their move to bring Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale back to the club.
That scenario appeared remote as Gareth Bale completed his emotional return to Spurs in a move that was driven by Mourinho.
Alli (right) is one of eight players to have remained in London instead of traveling to Bulgaria
The Wales international has agreed terms on a year-long deal that Sportsmail understands to be