By Jordan Seward For Mailonline
Published: 10:15 GMT, 27 October 2020 | Updated: 10:19 GMT, 27 October 2020
Jose Mourinho has admitted he has sympathy for Dele Alli after the out-of-sorts Tottenham star was left out of his squad for Monday night's victory at Burnley.
Alli has fallen out of favour under Mourinho, starting just two of Tottenham's 11 fixtures all season, and is currently enduring the most challenging period of his career.
Mourinho insisted he takes no pleasure from leaving players out but understands that making difficult decisions is part and parcel of 'life at a big club'.
Jose Mourinho admitted he felt 'very bad' for leaving Dele Alli out of their win at Burnley
Alli, who played just two games this season, is set to feature in the Europa League on