Date:21st December 2021 at 4:55pm
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Tottenham Hotspur battled to a hard-fought 2-2 draw with Liverpool on Sunday in their first match in more than ten days after a number of players had tested positive for Covid-19. 

Antonio Conte’s side had previously had games against both Rennes and Leicester City postponed due to the out break within the club, but the game against the Reds went ahead and the hosts took an early lead through Harry Kane, before Diogo Jota’s header levelled things up.

The visitors then went ahead through Andy Robertson, who was later sent off, and Son Heung-Min equalised after a blunder from Alisson in the Reds’ goal.

Conte made a number of changes to his starting line up, notably in midfield, where Dele Alli and Harry Winks made returns to action after long periods on the bench.

The former endured a day of mixed emotions, as he impressed with his energy and commitment to Spurs’ cause, but missed a glorious chance in the first half to solidify the hosts’ lead.

Alli has scored just five times in his last 44 games for Spurs

The 25-year-old has started just seven league matches so far this term, with Sunday’s game being his first inclusion from the start since the end of September.

Now, speculation is building around the player’s future, with both Newcastle United and West Ham United reportedly interested.

As per Eurosport, the England international is a target for both clubs, and his current employers will not stand in the way of a potential move for the midfielder is an offer is made.

The report does, however, suggest that both the Hammers and the Magpies are prioritising moves for Manchester United’s Jesse Lingard.

The midfielder spent the latter part of last season on loan in East London and was in sensational form, however he has since struggled upon his return to Manchester and could be allowed to leave next month.

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is, however, believed to prefer the idea of Alli departing to a foreign club, rather than a Premier League rival.

Another option being touted for the out of favour midfielder is a possible move to Germany, with a feeling among the player’s representatives that the Bundesliga would provide him with the opportunity to reignite his career.

 
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