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Dele Alli and Juan Foyth are the Tottenham stars you need for Christmas

Romelu Lukaku reached 238 days without an Old Trafford goal and Maurizio Sarri was frantically munching on cigarettes.

The Premier League is back ladies and gentlemen.

The pick of the weekend’s results was Spurs’ demolition job of Chelsea which featured a dazzling display from Dele Alli.

The midfielder orchestrated the victory and looks to have turned a corner after being blighted by inconsistency and injuries for much of the season.


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We saw him back to his best at Wembley on Saturday

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We saw him back to his best at Wembley on Saturday

Alli’s return to first-team action was a welcome relief for Mauricio Pochettino who has been without his creative mainstay for much of the season.

The 22-year-old has already picked up 10 points in Game Week 13 after a goal and assist helped him to an impressive WhoScored rating of 8.45.

The England star will be an important player in what is set to be a jam packed December, with Spurs fighting on three fronts.

Spurs had lacked creativity in his absence

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Spurs had lacked creativity in his absence

Spurs face no less than ten games before the end of the year and Alli is set to be a mainstay throughout.

The goalscoring midfielder will hope to improve on what has been a disappointing campaign so far on Dream Team, picking up just 37 points and his price plummeting to £4.5m.

The former MK Dons man has been selected by a modest 4.6% of managers, with many transferring him out during his injury-laden start to the season.

With Alli fully fit once again and looking back to his best, now could be a better time than ever to transfer in the man who racked up 183 points last campaign.

The likes of Son Heung-min will face a rotation policy whereas Alli was become a stalwart

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The likes of Son Heung-min will face a rotation policy whereas Alli was become a stalwart

As impressive as Spurs were offensively against Chelsea a monumental defensive effort, fronted by wonderkid Juan Foyth, has caught the attention of the footballing world.

The Argentine was given a chance in the first-team after injuries to Jan Vertonghen and Davinson Sanchez left a vacant space in the Spurs defence that the 20-year-old was drafted in to fill.

It was a baptism of fire for the youngster

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It was a baptism of fire for the youngster

Following a debut to forget in which he gave away two penalties during the 3-2 victory over Wolves and picked up -2 points in Game Week 11, he’s not looked out of place alongside Toby Alderweireld.

The Argentine produced a star man winning performance in Game Week 12 after he kept a clean sheet and netted the winner in a hard-fought 1-0 win against Crystal Palace.

The Argentine made it impossible for Chelsea’s attacking players at the weekend

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The Argentine made it impossible for Chelsea’s attacking players at the weekend

Foyth’s impressive form for Spurs has fast tracked his progress to becoming a full international for Argentina.

The 20-year-old made his debut for his country during the most recent international break after was named Man of the Match after his role in a 2-0 win over Mexico.

The Spurs man has won the trust of Head Coach Lionel Scaloni and is widely tipped to feature more for Argentina in future internationals.

A pretender to Javier Mascherano’s throne?

He excellently kept tabs on Eden Hazard

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He excellently kept tabs on Eden Hazard

Foyth is somewhat of an unearthed gem on Dream Team this season as less than 1% of managers have wised up to the top six defender.

The Argentine’s modest price tag of £2.1m makes him an enticing pick for those on the hunt for an affordable in-form defender.

Foyth’s price will no doubt continue to rise throughout the season which makes now more than ever the time to put your faith in youth.


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