Dele Alli transfer odds as Newcastle United, Southampton, Burnley, Everton and Brighton linked
The Tottenham Hotspur midfielder could be set for a new challenge, after failing to break into Antonio Conte’s side.
He had the world at his feet, with a promising England career ahead of him and the opportunity to become a key player for Spurs for years to come, but Dele Alli now looks set to leave the north London side on loan after falling out of favour with his manager.
The 25-year-old's decline started under the reign of Jose Mourinho, where he became one in a long line of footballers to fall foul of the Portuguese coach’s capricious nature and become frozen out of the side.
His decline has continued into the early stages of Conte's reign, and it looks likely that he will opt to leave the club this month in order to rejuvenate his career with a loan move.
Here's a look at SkyBet's latest odds on Alli's next potential club, as the January transfer window enters its final few days:
Newcastle United front-runners to seal the deal
As things stand, the Magpies are the 2/1 favourites to sign Alli this month.
Despite their big-money takeover last Autumn, Newcastle are yet to take their first transfer window under their ownership by storm, and have so far signed just two players - England international Kieran Trippier from Atletico Madrid, and striker Chris Wood from relegation battle rivals Burnley.
A move to St James' Park could be the ideal opportunity for the ex-MK Dons starlet to reignite his career, with an opportunity to galvanise the midfield in a starring role for the rest of the campaign.
Southampton can't be ruled out
At 4/1, Newcastle are twice as likely to sign Alli, but a move to the Saints still can't be ruled out.
They've also been linked with a loan move for Alli, although questions do remain on whether they'd be able to cover the player's wages, which are estimated to be in the region of £100k-per-week.
As things stand, the Saints' top earner is on around £75k, and it's unclear whether the Saints have the capacity, or indeed desire, to adjust their wage structure to accommodate the high-earning ace.
Are Burnley in with a shot?
At odds of 6/1, it would be fair to say probably not.
They're in one hell of a relegation battle, and a move to Turf Moor is not likely to be the most alluring option available to Alli at the moment.
Brighton and Everton bringing up the rear
Despite talk of Brighton “hijacking” Newcastle's move, they're still priced at relatively long odds of 7/1, alongside Everton.
The Seagulls have had a pretty solid season thus far, and will be hopeful of securing a mid-table finish.
Everton remain in disarray following the end of Rafael Benitez's ill-fated spell at Goodison Park, and could certainly do with a fresh face or two to liven up their struggling side.
Outside of the main contenders, there remain a cluster of less likely destinations.
Crystal Palace and Paris Saint-Germain are both priced at 25/1, but the former look more likely to target Manchester United flop Donny van de Beek.
Aston Villa (33/1), Juventus (33/1) and Rangers (40/1) make up the tail-end of the list.
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